Lot 141. A carved cinnabar lacquer tiered box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Height 13.2 cm, 5 1/5 inEstimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBPLot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.

of hexagonal form, the cover carved with a scholar and his attendant travelling towards a pavilion amidst lush vegetation and jagged rocks, all reserved against a diaper ground and undulating lines, the sides carved with alternating scenes of scholars and various floral blooms, the interiors and base lacquered black.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 06 Nov 2019