Lot 3315. A bamboo-veneer lotus box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 10.5 cm., 4 1/8 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 212,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
carved as a cross-section of a lotus flower with low-relief flowers, veined and insect-eaten leaves, all beneath a russet-coloured skin, the box of conforming shape.
Provenance: Collection of Dr. Ip Yee.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th November 1984, lot 880.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011