Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Circular Box and Cover
The flattened domed cover carved in relief with a large central panel depicting scholars and assistants in various pursuits on a rocky river peninsula, bordered by leaf lappets and key-pattern bands and ogeeshaped panels of similar design on a stylized floral ground, the interior and base lacquered in black. Diameter 14 3/4 inches.
A Private New York Collection
For a similar example:
See The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Lacquer Wares of the Qing Dynasty, Beijing, Vol. 46, Hong Kong, 2006, no. 37.
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