12 September 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 329
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A large Chinese black and gold lacquer tray
with flattened everted rim and shaped sides, decorated with a central panel of figures at leisure before a pavilion within bands of scrolling flowers and foliage -- 21 3/8in. (54cm.) wide. (minor damages).
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