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Lacquer and mother of pearl inlaid tieredbox

Lacquered wood and mother of pearl inlaid
China
17th 18th century
Qing
H, 25cm Larg, 15cm Prof, 9cm
Parisian Collection

A three feet brown lacquered  box and very thin mother of pearl inlays , three tiered, in the shape of a Sholar's hat; decorated on the top with a Taoïste Scholar and his attendant, holding a scroll, meeting a third one in a respectful behaviour. They stand on a land with rocks and flowers bellow a very big pine tree.The extern borders ornated by geomeric patterns and birds couples, Mandarin ducks, flowers and branches inside foliated reserves.

Référence:IM ZEICHEN DES DRACHEN, Von Der Schönheit Chinesischer Lacke, Hirmer Cat 97 Page 199.