Octagonal box with flowers and a garden scene

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    Octagonal covered box of carved red lacquer. The carved panels on the sides are deeply cut and smoothly carved showing the flowers of the seasons. An idyllic garden scene on the cover is richly and deeply cut.

    In: Impey, O. R., and M. Tregear, Oriental Lacquer: Chinese and Japanese Lacquer from the Ashmolean Museum Collections (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1983)

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lacquer

Further reading

Impey, O. R., and M. Tregear, Oriental Lacquer: Chinese and Japanese Lacquer from the Ashmolean Museum Collections (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1983), no. 3 on p. viii, illus. p. 3

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