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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II
was auctioned on: 15 September 2011
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A VERY RARE IMPERIAL CARVED RED LACQUER CABINET

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Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000
Price realised:  US$194,500
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A VERY RARE IMPERIAL CARVED RED LACQUER CABINET
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
A VERY RARE IMPERIAL CARVED RED LACQUER CABINET QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) Of rectangular shape with two low square-shaped drawers on top separated by a gilt-bronze handle, the doors, sides and back each carved with a different flower: plum, lotus, chrysanthemum, narcissus, camellia and poppy below an Imperial poem describing the beauty of each flower written in standard script, all reserved on geometric cell-pattern grounds within key-fret borders, the interior lacquered in black with a wall dividing each side and fitted with two further drawers carved with a diaper ground, the cabinet supported by four L-shaped feet 13 11/16 in. (34.7 cm.) long

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II
Date of the auction: 15 Sep 2011
Address: Christie's
15 September 2011, New York, Rockefeller Center