A zitan two-tiered food box, Tihe

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Lot 8005
A zitan two-tiered food box, Tihe

Sold for US$ 19,520 inc. premium
A zitan two-tiered food box, Tihe
17th/18th Century
Each of the two trays with rabetted lips feeding into the base of the tray or the cover and held in the recessed frame of the base joined to side posts continuing to a u-shaped handle and fitted with cloud shaped brackets, the cover fixed by a retaining pin.
9 11/16 x 12 ¼ x 7 ¾ in (24.7 x 31 x 19.6cm) (十七/十八世紀紫檀雙層提盒).

Footnotes

  • For a pair of similar zitan food boxes, see Important Chinese Furniture formerly the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture, Christie's, New York, 19 September 1996, lot 24
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