Lot 1122. A large black tixi lacquer circular box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.) diam. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019
The cover carved through layers of red and black lacquer with a central star-like motif surrounded by pommel scroll, the sides carved en suite.
The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection.
Provenance: Klaus F. Naumann, Tokyo, 1992.
The Irving Collection, no. 3808.
Christie's. Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The Irving Collection Day Sale, New York, 21 March 2019