Lot 5001: A CINNABAR LACQUER 'FLOWER AND BIRDS' CARRY BOX
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Of rectangular section comprising two similarly carved drawers, with a flat cover variously carved three scholars standing amidst a landscape with mountains, trees and rocks, the sides of the cover and box decorated with a ground of flowering and fruiting branches surrounded flying pigeons, fitted with a tray surmounted by a rectangular shaped handle carved with similar scrolled flowering branches in black lacquer against red ground. Qing Dynasty period.
Dimensions: Height: 9 1/2 in (24.1 cm) Width: 10 1/4 in (26 cm)