19 April 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 611
GBP 400 - GBP 600
A Chinese export black lacquer and gilt workbox and hinged cover
of octagonal shape, decorated all over with panels of figures before pavillions and in garden scenes within borders containing flowers and foliage, loop handles to the sides, on claw feet, the sectioned interior with various bone implements and a quantity of mother-of-pearl counters of various different shapes, some pierced and of fish shape -- 14¼in. (36.2cm.) wide.
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