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Auction Location:
Sydney
Date:
16/07/2017
Lot No.
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Description:
A carved cinnabar lacquer fived-lobed box and cover, six character Qianlong mark and of the period, the flat surface of the cover is crisply carved through layers of lacquer, a raised circle with a bronze and porcelain vessel, each set with dense foliage, fruit and flowers on a diaper ground surrounded by five large blooms separated by a large key fret, the interior fitted in blue silk and raised cylindrical sections for six archer's rings, a Qianlong poem painted in gold inside the lid, diameter 15 cm, height 5 cm. Provenance: Old Sydney collection. Other notes: On lower right is the Gu character interpreted as Forbidden City [Museum] on the base of the box in red lacquer
Estimate:
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Price:
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Category:
Oriental — Zother