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.
Private Collection Toronto
Department: Asian Art