The finely carved rectangular zitan lantern has an open frame lined with yellow silk, with one side hinged as a door, and is surmounted by a pierced gallery and openwork lappet border on the shoulder. The whole is raised on a flared base carved in openwork with a lappet border and supported on a pierced octagonal foot.
Provenance: Michael D. Stevenson (1947-2011) Collection. Christie's 'A Passion For Asian Art' 28th October 2014 Lot 59.
Condition: Lightly scratches. Wear consistent with age and use and overall in very good condition.
Weight: 1780 grams
Dimension: Height: 33cm Width: 20.30cm Depth: 20.30cm