An Yijun stoneware lotus-shaped box and cover
Late Ming dynasty
Of circular form supported on a short tapered foot, naturalistically moulded as a lotus flower with petals radiating out from the centre of the box and cover, covered all over with a pale lavender-blue glaze mottled to a beige-white, the burnt footring revealing the brownish-red body.
6.2cm diam. (2).