A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'lotus' box and cover Mid Qing dynasty

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Lot 307
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'lotus' box and cover Mid Qing dynasty

Sold for HK$ 31,250 (US$ 4,017) inc. premium
Property from the Reid family collection, to be sold without reserve (lots 303-313)
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze 'lotus' box and cover
Mid Qing dynasty
The compressed spherical body with short and slightly flared foot, the cover with a centralised lotus blossom, the box with six plum blossoms, all issuing vine scrolls, the base and interior gilded.
6.1cm wide. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清中期 銅胎掐絲琺瑯蓮花梅花小盒

    Small and intricate boxes and covers such as the current lot are usually part of an extensive group of pieces, consisting of a variety of small vases, incense burners and boxes to form a set. These pieces sometimes bear incised marks in four or six characters set in a horizontal line.

    Compare a similar box with identical viney lotus scrolls attributed to the Qianlong period, see S.H.Garner, Chinese and Japanese Cloisonné Enamels, London, 1977, no.69a.
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