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AN INSCRIBED BRONZE BOX AND COVER MING DYNASTY |

Lot 301. An inscribed bronze box and cover, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 9cm., 3½in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBPLot Sold 10,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.

of circular form, the domed cover cast with a central medallion enclosing an Arabic inscription against a ring-punched ground, the sides and the box encircled by concentric line borders, impressed to the base with a six-character Zhengde mark within a rectangle.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 13 may 2015