明 雕填漆云龙蝠(福)纹万字锦地豆形盖盒 Ming, A Very Rare and Fine Tianqi Polychrome Lacquer Painted Collar-Shaped Wood Box with Dragons and Bats
Ming, A Very Rare and Fine Tianqi Polychrome Lacquer Painted Collar-Shaped Wood Box with Dragons and Bats
Using the polychrome tianqi filled-in-color technique, the top of this bean-shape box is finely incised and colored with two confronting dragons with flowing mane are chasing a flaming pearl amidst ruyi clouds on a diaper ground of ‘Wan’ Character within square.
The rim has a key-fret pattern. The sides are painted with auspicious bat motifs. Black lacquer covers both the bottom of the box and the inside. Most likely used for placement of embroidered collar. Ming Dynasty
Height: 3⅛ in (7.9 cm)
Length: 18¾ in (47.6 cm)
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