A gilt-bronze and cloisonné-enamelled 'wan' box and cover Qianlong
Lot 383
A gilt-bronze and cloisonné-enamelled 'wan' box and cover Qianlong
Sold for HK$ 50,000 (US$ 6,451) inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from an important private collection (lots 381-403)
A gilt-bronze and cloisonné-enamelled 'wan' box and cover
Qianlong
Raised on a splayed hollowed foot, the main body of compressed globular form, the uppermost with a stylised wan symbol, the box and cover each with four lotus scrolls amongst vine scrolls separated at the waist by two bands of ruyi-head borders, all brilliantly enamelled in vivid tones of white, yellow, red, blue and green on a turquoise ground, the base with incised four-character mark.
7.2cm diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 銅胎掐絲琺瑯纏枝蓮紋蓋盒

    Provenance 來源:
    Christie's London, 14 November 2003, lot 138

    For other similar examples in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum. Enamels 2. Cloisonné in the Qing Dynasty, Beijing, 2011, pp.312-313, no.238-239. Compare also two similar gilt-bronze and cloisonné-enamelled box and covers sold in these rooms, A Connoisseur's Choice: Imperial Masterworks from a Private Portuguese Collection, 27 May 2012, lots 10 and 11.
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