bamboo box and cover

Bamboo cylindrical box

A bamboo cylindrical box and cover,
carved in relief with two scenes from the novel Western Chambers,
and a phoenix in oval shield.
H. 15,5 cm Diam. 14 cm. China. Canton. Begin XIXth Century.
Compare: The same in the Collection of the Hong Kong Museum of Art.
See: I. Yee./ L.C.S. Tam. Chinese Bamboo Carving. I. p. 515. no. 187.

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