London, South Kensington
14 November 2003
A cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover, 18th Century
deeply carved to one side depicting a mountainous lake scene with two scholars and an attendant among pine, the varying diaper ground used to depict the sky, lake and shore, the sides with further floral diaper bands, the interior and base lacquered black -- 4 3/8in. (11cm.) diam.
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