Asian Art Auction

June 18, 2010

LOT 249
Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Quatrelobed Box and Cover, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
  • Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Quatrelobed Box and Cover, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
  • Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Quatrelobed Box and Cover, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

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Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Quatrelobed Box and Cover, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

The cover carved in relief an old man holding onto a lingzhi fungus followed by his young acolyte, both standing on a giant peony flower and surrounded by ocean waves, the sides in a honey-comb pattern, each cell containing a floral bloom
1.6" x 3.7" x 2.9" — 4 x 9.5 x 7.3 cm.

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $4,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Provenance:

Private Collection Toronto

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Period: Qing