A fine cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover Qianlong
Lot 305
A fine cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover
Qianlong
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,454) inc. premium
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A fine cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover Qianlong A fine cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover Qianlong
Lot Details
A fine cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover
Qianlong
The cover carved with a scene of a lone scholar supported on a staff crossing a mountainous river landscape towards another scholar and boy reading by a window of a hut sheltered by a spreading pine tree, the sides of the box and cover finely incised with a geometric ground. 17.8cm (7in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 剔紅山水人物圖圓蓋盒

    The present box is very similar in form and style of carving to two other boxes of the Qianlong period in the National Palace Museum, Taipei; see Carving the Subtle Radiance of Colors: Treasured Lacquerware in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, pls.116-117.
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