Qianlong period (1735-1796)
Carved and lacquered peach shape cinnabar box wood, so called Beïjing lacquer; Inside of the box and the cover, as well as the flat base, with a glossy black lacquer.
Peach shape box, carved in the several layers of the lacquer with different thickness making a three dimensions effect; geometric patterns on the sides, above a shou character band, and the top with the main figure of “He Xiangxu”, Taoïste immortal, and her attendant by her sides , together above a fruit tree, surrounded by rocks.
Similar example : “ Mastrepieces of Chinese carved lacquer ware in the national Palace Museum ”, Taïpeï, Taïwan. Planche N° 45.
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