A Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Box and Cover
of circular form, the lift-off cover carved to depict a scholar and an attendant in front of a pavilion with trees and mountains in distance, the sides of the cover and the body with shaped panels enclosing flowers and foliate scrolls, the foot rim carved with a band of key-fret decoration.
Diameter 7 1/2 inches.
Estimate $ 400-600
Property from a Private Collection, Michigan