CHINA - MING period (1368 - 1644), 16th century
Large round box in cinnabar red lacquer on a metal body with relief decoration on the lid of a scholar in a pavilion and his servants, on the river bank under pine trees cranes in flight and on the bank, flower stems among their foliage on the sides. Black lacquered interior and reverse.
Diam. 33.5 cm. H. 8.3 cm.
Expert: cabinet Portier et associés