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Carved Cinnabar Lidded Box

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
392
Sold for:
$62$50

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Cinnabar Lidded Box, China, late 19th century, compressed globular form with flat top decorated with a Daoist landscape with Immortals, sides with friezes of trellis designs, black-lacquered interior, ht. 2 7/8, dia. 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

surface dirt and discoloration, tiny chips to carved details, particularly to cover top and box rim.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Cinnabar, Crystallography, Mineralogy, Taoism, Traditional Chinese medicine

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