Lot 111An Imperial Chinese Cinnabar Lacquer Domed Box and Cover
Qianlong Four Character Mark and of the Period
The intricately-carved box decorated at sides to show panels of scholarly treasures against a dense floral scroll; the top panel carved to show Shoulao and an attendant viewing immortals astride a phoenix from a garden terrace; four-character Yaochi Baohe mark to underside of cover Height 8 1/4 inches, diameter 11 inches
Gift of Charles Boone, USN to Mary Ritchie Bennett Fox of New Jersey, circa 1900; Thence by Descent
Sold for $34,650
Presents well but with some minor-to-moderate cracks and losses to edge of cover. Chips, some losses to inner edge; please see photos
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