11 November 2003
A LARGE CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
Carved in relief on the top with five dignitaries and warriors on horseback and four further similar figures kneeling on the ground in an imploring fashion at the centre, all in a mountainous landscape with pine within a key-fret band, above three cartouches of peony, peach blossom and chrysanthemum reserved on a lotus scroll ground, the cartouches and lotus ground repeated on the sides of the base, some restoration
13 in. (33 cm.) diam.
Formerly in the Henry Morton Stanley Collection of Furz Hill Park
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