Lot 2813. A rare large polychrome lacquer circular tray, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century; 12.½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.

The tray is constructed with a countersunk base rising to slightly curved sides with two raised bands, the mouth mounted with a metal rim. The interior is applied with red lacquer, the sides with green lacquer, and the base with brown lacquer, Japanese lacquered wood box.

Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired prior to 2004.

Exhibited: Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, Tokyo, The Colors and Forms of Song and Yuan China: Featuring Lacquerwares, Ceramics and Metalwares, Tokyo, 9 October-7 November 2004, Catalogue no. 37.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 July 2020