Finely Carved Soapstone Box & Cover
October 8, 2017, 11AM PDT
Estimate: $600 - $800
Lot 216
Very finely carved, Chinese Qianlong-style soapstone box and cover; of plum blossom form, the cover with intricately detailed figural scene of children at play in a garden, framed by pine trees, rockery and with mountains in the distance; the sides with overall diaper patterned ground; the interior with gilt incised dragon and phoenix; mark to base of a trigram; the stone of mottled orange-red, ochre and cream color; D: 3 3/4"; custom cloth stand and fitted wood display box
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