20 mai 2022

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Shoulao and Xiwangmu' box and cover, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3643. A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Shoulao and Xiwangmu' box and cover, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 28.8 cm. Lot sold 504,000 HKD (Estimate : 400,000 - 600,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 the interior of the cover gilt-incised with Yaochi baohe ('precious box of the Jasper Pool'). Provenance: Collection of Mary Ritchie Bennett Fox, New Jersey, gifted in 1900 by Charles Boone, United States Navy, and thence by direct descent. Note: Compare a similar box and... [Lire la suite]