A Chinese Mandarin court necklace, Chao zhu, in an original cinnabar gilt lacquer box, Qing dynasty 19th century, 108 ceramic beads, assembled into four sections by three large transparent blue glass beads, imitating sapphires, counting strings with contra
A Japanese two-tiered gold and silver lacquer box and cover, Meiji period (1868-1912), the cover and sides finely decorated with willow trees beside a stream and a water wheel, silver mounted rims and coloured inlaid moon on a black lacquered ground, suppo
A Chinese rectangular black and red lacquer box and cover, Late Ming dynasty, 16th -17th century, inlaid with mother of pearl, the top with a horseman and an attendant in a rural setting, within a shaped cartouche, the sides with ducks in a lotus pond with
A Japanese lacquer box, 19th century, decorated with peacock flowers on Togidashi and, Hiramakie gold with Aogia on black ground, interior in a Togidashi Nashiji. Height 5.3 cm. Width 13.5 cm. Depth 9.8 cm
A fine antique Chinese boxed court necklace, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, the fine strand of jade, quartz and glass with attached woven and wrapped cotton and flat ribbon in watermelon colours supporting green drops with gilded metal attachments, enclosed i
A Chinese cinnabar lacquer box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 19th century, deeply carved on the cover and base with scholars in a landscape, on a metal base. 7 cm high, 13.4 cm diameter. Provenance: An old Melbourne Private Collection
A Chinese circular yellow lacquer box with cover, six character Qianlong mark the top carved and painted with Indian lotus and various auspicious symbols amongst scroll foliage, the sides of both the cover and the box decorated with identical scrolling lot
A Chinese carved cinnabar red lacquer box, a heart shaped domed box, slightly concave, fully engraved with Greek key ground and embellished overall with trailing peach branches in full fruit. Height 11 cm. Width 22.5 cm. Depth 24 cm
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