A parcel-gilt bronze seal paste box and cover Hu Wenming mark, 17th century
Lot 151*
A parcel-gilt bronze incense powder box and cover Hu Wenming mark, 17th century
Sold for £14,400 (US$ 24,203) inc. premium
Auction Details
A parcel-gilt bronze seal paste box and cover Hu Wenming mark, 17th century
Lot Details
A parcel-gilt bronze incense powder box and cover
Hu Wenming mark, 17th century
Of circular section, the cover cast with blossoming prunus blossom against a diaper ground, the flattened sides with silver-inlaid key-fret borders, the base with incised four-character mark in rounded seal script within a square gilt reserve.
7.1cm (2¾in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • For another circular seal paste box and cover, similarly depicting prunus blossoms and inscribed Hu Wenming zhi, see G.Tsang and H.Moss, Arts of the Scholar's Studio, Hong Kong, 1986, Catalogue no.231.
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