A very rare pair Imperial Canton enamel lobed sweetmeat boxes and covers, China, Qianlong period. photo courtesy Nagel

Finely painted on the cover with a large stylised lotus bloom within bands of floral scroll and peonies near lotos, all enclosed within ruyi borders. D. 34,5 cm - Estimate  28 000 / 38 000 €

Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de