Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Cylindrical Box of Sages with Their Attendant – 19th Century

$225.00

A medium-sized red cinnabar lacquer box with two sages with a young attendant beneath a pine tree in a rural retreat. The carving is deep and the lacquer has a nice deep red color.

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SKU: A-1661 Categories: , Tag:
Age or period: 19th Century
Product Condition: There are lacquer losses to the rim edge of the interior flange of the base. The lid edge has losses of the red, but this does not show when the box is closed. There is a small lacquer loss at the top of the pine tree. The black in the interior shows age cracks. The base black lacquer shows wear.
Country of origin: China
Material: Lacquer
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Description

A medium-sized red cinnabar lacquer box with two sages with a young attendant beneath a pine tree in a rural retreat. The carving is deep and the lacquer has a nice deep red color.

The box was made from many layers of red cinnabar lacquer applied over a cloth base. You can see the cloth base on the rim flange losses on the base box. The interior and base had an application of black lacquer. The lacquer was carved on the lid with a scholar scene. The sides were carved with a diamond diaper pattern.

The center of the base has a barely discernible mark of CHINA etched in the lacquer.

MEASUREMENTS

5 1/8″” (13.0 cm) diameter x 2 1/8″” (5.4 cm) tall. Weighs 11.3 oz (325 g)

CONDITION  

There are lacquer losses to the rim edge of the interior flange of the base. The lid edge has losses of the red, but this does not show when the box is closed. There is a small lacquer loss at the top of the pine tree. The black in the interior shows age cracks. The base black lacquer shows wear.

An intricately carved hands-on labor by an experienced artisan that has survived until today. It has a rich substantial look.

ESTIMATED SHIPPING

  • United States – $16.26
  • EU – $56.90
  • United Kingdom – $66.68
  • China – $64.12

Additional information

Weight 1.95 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 12 in

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  • Store Name: Bear & Raven Antiques
  • Vendor: Bear & Raven Antiques
  • Address: 2100 E Speedway Blvd #41391
    Tucson, AZ 85717
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