Lot 193. A carved cinnabar lacquer ‘peony’ box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century, 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,927 - USD 19,390). Price realised HKD 100,000 (USD 12,927) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017.
The metal-bodied box and cover are each carved with a peony blossom in the centre amidst smaller blooms and leaves. The interiors are applied with brown lacquer.
Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong