A famille-rose 'Orchid' box and cover, Tongzhi mark and period (1865-1875)

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Lot 816. A famille-rose 'Orchid' box and cover, Tongzhi mark and period (1865-1875). Width 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s.

of square section, the cover with a gently domed top, enameled with scattered sprays of green and pink flowers borne on stems, the rim gilt, repeated on the lower section, the base with a four-character mark in iron red (2).

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017