Qianlong Imperial five-claw dragons box

A large imperial five-claw dragons, five-colour lacquer box and cover, decorated in the qianjin and tianqi techniques.

A similar box in the Shenyang palace.

Era : Qianlong period

Dimensions :
Diam. 47 cm, Height: 20 cm

Reference: 'I tresori del palazzo imperiale di Shenyang' p. 316
'Chinesische Lackarbeiten Linden Museum' K.J. Brandt p. 29, 30 ill. 83