3 November 2009
A TIXI CINNABAR LACQUER CIRCULAR BOX AND COVER
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
The upper surface and sides of the cover deeply carved through alternating layers of black, red and yellow lacquer with ruyi scrolls
4¼ in. (11.3 cm.) diam.
Purchased from Spink and Son Ltd., London, in November 1999.
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