International Antiques Fair Presents a Selection of Delicately Crafted Boxes

International Antiques Fair has come to its 11th edition this year. One of the highlights of the 2018 Fair is “The Perfect Match - Boxes Exhibition”, sponsored by Tokyo Chuo Auction. Featuring nearly 200 boxes from different periods, the show illustrates a wide variety of delicately crafted boxes made of materials like porcelain, wood, bamboo, lacquer and stone.

As the premium media partner for the fair, the Value will show you a sneak peek of some of the featured exhibits.

A Famille-Rose Imitation Cinnabar Lacquer Box and Cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Mark and of the Period|16cm

A Famille Rose "Immortals" Octagonal Box, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period|22.3cm

An Embellished Zitan Book Carriage, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period|88.9 x 48.9 x 37.1cm

Left: A Silver Citipati Container, 19th Century, Mongolia19.5cm

Right: A Silver Partially Gilded Sipaho Gau, 19th Century, Tibet9cm

Blue and White Boxes, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century|5.8 - 9.7cm|Left to right: melon, mandarin duck, leopard cat, phoenix and fish

A Copper-Red-Decorated Blue and White Box with Poem, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century (the center one)|6.5cm

A Wucai "Phoenix" Box, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century (bottom left)|5.1cm

A Turquoise-Ground Famille Rose Ruyi-Shaped Box, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Mark and of the Period22cm

A Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Flying Fish Box, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Mark and of the Period|26.3cm

A Lacquer-Imitation Pomegranate Box, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century|8.2cm

A Gem Stone Inlaid Golden Box, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century|7.5cm

Left: A Painted Enamel Box with Figure Subject, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century7cm

Right: A Painted Enamel Shell-Shaped Box, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century7.8cm

A Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Box with Dragon Pattern, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period|19cm

A Carved Mughal-Style White Jade Lobed Box, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century|9.5cm

A Turquoise Box "Shou" Box, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century|8.8cm

A Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Three-Tiered Scholar's Box, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period|24cm

A Silver Tea-Set Box, Qing Dynasty|38.7cm

HKIAF 2018

Venue: Hall 5BC, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Charity event (by ticket only): 2018/5/25|6pm - 9pm
Open to public (free admission):
2018/5/26 - 28|11am - 7pm
2018/5/29|11am - 5pm