Property from an important private collection (lots 381-403)
A gilt-bronze and cloisonné-enamelled 'chrysanthemum' box and cover
Kangxi Of cylindrical form rising from a slightly recessed base, the main circular panel featuring a stem of chrysanthemum and leaves issueing from rockworks, the sides with matching plum blossoms amidst leafy scrolls, all enamelled in white, yellow, red, blue and green on turquoise ground. 5cm high. (2).
See a comparable example published and illustrated in Radiant Luminance. The Painted Enamelware of the Qing Imperial Court, Taipei, 2012, p.52, no.29. For further reference and another similar example, see Zhongguo Jinyin Boli Falangqi Quanji 5, Falangqi 1, Hebei, 2002, p.188, no.220.
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