An extremely rare cloisonné-enamelled circular box and cover
Wanli six-character mark and of the period
Of circular section with short straight sides, brilliantly enamelled in various colours of white, yellow, red, blue and green on a turquoise ground, featuring a central circular cartouche filled with meandering floral sprays bordered by keyfret scrolls, the sides further issuing scatterings of five-petalled flowers, the base decorated with a series of cloud and ruyi-head scrolls, the underside enamelled with a six-character mark within a rectangular enclosure.
10.2cm diam. (2).