A fine large cloisonné enamel circular box and cover 18th century
Lot 241
A fine large cloisonné enamel circular box and cover
18th century
£30,000 - 50,000
US$ 47,000 - 78,000

Lot Details
A fine large cloisonné enamel circular box and cover 18th century A fine large cloisonné enamel circular box and cover 18th century
The Property of an English Family 英國家族藏品
A fine large cloisonné enamel circular box and cover
18th century
The heavily-cast box and cover brightly enamelled with a central medallion on the cover containing a phoenix perched on a rock besides flowering and fruiting branches against a red ground, within a yellow-ground lotus-scroll band, the sides of the cover and the box with a matching design of four lobed cartouches variously containing lotus, peony, chrysanthemum and prunus, the interior of both box and cover with a central shou character surrounded by five bats and four peach sprays on a leiwen ground, the base of the box with a repeated design of a red flower within a hexagonal blue border. 36cm (14in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an English private collection

    十八世紀 掐絲琺瑯花卉鳳紋大圓盒

    來源:英國私人收藏
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