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March 19, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Yellow-glazed Lidded Box

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2885B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 19, 2016 11:00AM


Yellow-glazed Lidded Box, China, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular with tapering sides, resting on four bracket feet, decorated with raised geometric designs between two patterned bands, two animal-head handles on two shorter sides, the cover, rectangular with flaring sides, decorated with raised dragon scroll design on one side and incised five-character calligraphy on the other, a rectangular box-shaped knob on the top, six-character Guangxu mark in blue in a rectangular white porcelain cartouche on base, ht. 4 3/4, wd. 8 7/8 in.

Note: For a similar example, see the exhibition Ceramics from Official Kilns from Qing Dynasty, held in 2010 at the Changshu Museum, China.
Estimate $700-900

in good condition with some suface scratches to base around the mark.

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Qing Dynasty, Museum, China