Sale 16AS02 | Lot 41

Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box and Cover

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 41
Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Box and Cover
18th Century
The circular form with gently domed cover carved on the ochre ground depicting a central blossoming peony bloom surrounded by further blooms and buds all borne on leafy stems, the foliate petals incised with detail, the design repeated around the bottom, the interiors and recessed base with a dark brown lacquer. Diameter 3 7/8 inches.


Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $11,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Lid with two hairline cracks at rim, one with associated lacquer loss. some minor lacquer touch up to rim on base where meets the lid.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $11,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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