Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 73
Cloisonné Circular Taichi Box, Early 20th Century
  • Cloisonné Circular Taichi Box, Early 20th Century
  • Cloisonné Circular Taichi Box, Early 20th Century

73

Cloisonné Circular Taichi Box, Early 20th Century

20世紀早期 掐絲琺瑯太極圓盒

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.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

A similar Qianlong/Jiaqing example sold at Christie’s London, May 18, 2012, lot 1153

Provenance:

From a Distinguished Toronto Collection

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art