Cloisonné Circular Taichi Box, Early 20th Century
Supported on a straight foot, the cover with a central taichi medallion, encircled by a ruyi-head border, with lotus flowers on scrolling foliate stems and various ruyi head bands surrounding, the base also with a ruyi head band at the rim, with further scrolling lotus blooms
diameter 3.9" — 10 cm.
A similar Qianlong/Jiaqing example sold at Christie’s London, May 18, 2012, lot 1153
From a Distinguished Toronto Collection
Department: Asian Art