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Lot 3140. A carved cinnabar lacquer 'lychee' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 314 in. (8.3 cm.) diamEstimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021

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Lot 3152. Two lacquer boxes and an aloeswood washer; lacquer boxes, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 31⁄4 in. (8.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000Price realised HKD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021

The lot consists of a carved cinnabar lacquer box and cover, late Ming Dynasty, 17th Century, a tixi lacquer box and cover, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and an aloeswood washer. Cinnabar lacquer box: 2 ½ in. (6 cm.) diam. Tixi lacquer box: 4 1/8 in. (11 cm. ) diam. Washer: 6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) wide.

Provenance: Cinnabar lacquer box: Derek Clifford, no.26 (according to label)
Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 28 April 2003, lot 726.

Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 27 may - 11 june 2021