London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A RECTANGULAR TIXI LACQUER TRAY, 18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER
carved through the black and red lacquer layers with three pairs of ruyi heads within a cartouche of scrolling design -- 14 3/8in. (36.5cm.) long.
Plesch collection (Lh 36); acquired from Sotheby's, prior to 1979.
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Exhibited by the Oriental Ceramic Society, The Chinese Scholar's Desk 17th to 18th Century, An Exhibition held in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Oct 1st- Oct 31st 1979, p. 10, no. 41.
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