Lot 676. AN UNUSUAL SMALL MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER SHALLOW HEXAGONAL BOX AND COVER

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Auction date: 18.03.2021   09:00 UTC -04:00
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Lot 676 | AN UNUSUAL SMALL MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER SHALLOW HEXAGONAL BOX AND COVER
AN UNUSUAL SMALL MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER SHALLOW HEXAGONAL BOX AND COVER
QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INLAID MARK WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The flat top of the cover is finely inlaid with a central flower head from which radiate six spiralled sections inlaid with various diaper patterns on different colored grounds that continue down onto the sloping shoulder and are repeated on the sides of the box. A pair of deer is inlaid inside the cover and a sprig of lingzhi inside the box. A Qianlong four-character mark within a gold square is inlaid on the base.
2 in. (5 cm.) wide

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