A rare red lacquer carved 'three-dragon' box and cover Qianlong
Lot 28*
A rare red lacquer carved 'three-dragon' box and cover
Qianlong
Sold for £49,250 (US$ 82,780) inc. premium
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A rare red lacquer carved 'three-dragon' box and cover Qianlong
Lot Details
A rare red lacquer carved 'three-dragon' box and cover
Qianlong
The cover crisply carved with three five-clawed dragons encircling a single flaming pearl at the centre, each vividly carved with bulging eyes, intricate scales and long flowing beards, all on a ground of freely-swirling waves, the box carved with rounded crested waves, the base and interiors lacquered plain black.
28.6cm (11¼in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd., London, 26 April 1989

    Exhibited: Spink & Son Ltd., London, The Minor Arts of China IV, 1989, no.3 (label)

    清乾隆 剔紅海水龍紋圓盒

    來源: 於1989年4月26日購自倫敦Spink & Son Ltd.

    展覽: 於1989年展出於倫敦Spink & Son Ltd. The Minor Arts of China IV特展, 編號3(標籤)
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