A red lacquer box and cover

A red lacquer box and cover
A red lacquer box and cover

CL608

Ming dynasty, 16th century
Diameter: 2 3/4 in, 7 cm

of circular form, the top is carved with a bird in a branch of flowering prunus against a rosette diaper ground, and the base is similarly carved with prunus against the rosette diaper. The interior is lacquered black.