Lot 37: RED LACQUER CEREMONIAL FOOD BOX AND COVER QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 38.5cm high
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
RED LACQUER CEREMONIAL FOOD BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of octagonal section, the box divided into three tiers of diminishing sizes, the exterior lacquered red and gilt-decorated with flowers and figures, the interior with a compartment tray
- Wear to the lacquer and applied gilt decoration
- Rim nicks
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