A yellow-glazed lobed box and cover Kangxi

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Lot 48
A yellow-glazed lobed box and cover
Kangxi

Sold for £ 19,200 (US$ 25,843) inc. premium
Ming and Qing porcelain from the Palmer Collection

Sold by order of Hiscox Insurance Company Ltd.
(lots 42-53)
A yellow-glazed lobed box and cover
Kangxi
The box and cover both of lobed octafoil form, the flat base with eight short feet, the cover finely incised with scrolling lotus flowers and tendrils circling a single centred lotus flower, the sides of the box and the cover incised with a band of alternating floral sprays, covered overall with a rich yellow glaze stopping neatly at the rims.
9.4cm (3¾in) wide. (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: R.H.R.Palmer.
    Palmer Inventory no.317, where it is stated that the box was purchased in May 1934 for £45.
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