Lot 153. A cinnabar lacquer four-tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12.2 cm, 4 3/4 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.
of square section with indented corners, the cover with a figure seated below a pine tree in a terraced garden, all against a floral diapered ground and finely incised undulating lines figuring the sky, the lobed tiers with a single continuous lotus scroll, the interior and base lacquered black, all supported on a short raised foot encircled by a chevron border. Quantité: 5
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 10 mai 2017, 02:00 PM