18 May 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,800
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A cinnabar lacquer peach formed box and cover, 18th Century
carved to the centre with a female immortal holding a long lotus flowerspray with two boy attendants under a protecting maple tree, bordered by a panel of bat motifs, surrounded by blossming branches and leafy foliage -- 4 3/8in. (11.1cm) wide.
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