A rare zitan and lacquered rectangular upright display cabinet 19th century
Lot 324W
A rare zitan and lacquered rectangular upright display cabinet
19th century
Sold for £46,850 (US$ 78,746) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A rare zitan and lacquered rectangular upright display cabinet
19th century
Set with ten variously proportioned and positioned open compartments, all framed with openwork friezes and carved with archaistic scrolls, set at the centre with a single drawer, the sides and interior with traces of gilt lacquered floral and landscape scenes.
168cm x 100.5cm x 37.7cm (66in x 40in x 15in)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a German private collection

    十九世紀 紫檀填漆描金山水花卉圖多寶格

    來源: 德國私人收藏

    Compare two smaller zitan and lacquered display cabinets, from the Qing Court Collection, attributed to the Yongzheng-Qianlong Period and mid Qing Dynasty respectively, with similar carved openwork scrolls at the edges and decorated with gilt on lacquer with mountainous river landscape scenes and floral sprays, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Furniture of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (II), Beijing, 2002, pls.216 and 229.
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