Chinese Tixi Black Lacquer Dish. Yuan-Ming Dynasty. photo courtesy Doyle New York

Of rounded shallow shape, carved in relief through layers of black and red with ruyi scrolls around a central floret, the reverse with deeply carved classic scrolls, Japanese wood box. Diameter 11 3/4 inches. Estimate $4,000-6,000

Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com