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Auction: Auction 30.05.1991
was auctioned on: 30 May 1991
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A SET OF SIX INK CAKES IN A LACQUER BOX

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Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:  US$2,200
Lot number 41 A, Views: 8

A SET OF SIX INK CAKES IN A LACQUER BOX EACH WITH THE MOLDED SIGNATURE OF HU KAIWEN ON THE SIDES, 19TH CENTURY Each cake of different shape and finely and variously molded on one side with a figural scene, the reverse incised with an inscription within a recessed panel surrounded by foliate borders in relief and highlighted in green pigment and gilding, all within a fitted, gilt-decorated, dark brown lacquer box, some chips to ink cakes and lacquer--box 11 1/8 in. (28.3cm.) long

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 30.05.1991
Date of the auction: 30 May 1991
Address: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue