14 juin 2019

A large carved cinnabar mallow form box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 227. A large carved cinnabar mallow form box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century. H: 12.5 cm - Ø: 40.0 cm. Estimate 6 000 € - 8 000 €. Lot sold 39 000 €. Courtesy Asium-Millon. The top of the cover is deeply carved within an octafoil panel to depict a garden scene with sages and their attendants centered with a bridge and river. Each of the eight sides is decorated with flowers growing on branches within a cartouche, interspersed with lotus flowers, which is repeated on the box. Chine, XVIIIe... [Lire la suite]