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Fine Chinese Export Lacquer Sewing Box - c 1840 CHINA

Lot reference 19475735
Fine Chinese Export Lacquer Sewing Box - c 1840 CHINA

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Current bid $550
Next minimum bid $574
Location: United Kingdom
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $76.11

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Good condition

A very fine Chinese export lacquer sewing box of complex curved octagonal form, with fine decoration of oriental scenes framed within cartouches standing on gilded bat feet. Scenes of mythological beasts, surround the main cartouch in the centre of the lid. The background is filled with diaper designs of stylized flora.

Inside there is a lift out tray with supplementary lids with made of turned and carved ivory handles.

This box is one of the most detailed I have seen, hand painted by a master.

Condition : Some rubbing to the central cartouch on the lid, and one of the bat feet is missing. Other than that the box is perfect.

Measures 14 x 10 x 5 inch


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Feedback score: 100.0
Reviews given: 8
Member since: April 22, 2018
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    The item is as described, communication with seller was very smooth. Many thanks!
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    AlexFilip September 4, 2018

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    Product in orde maar vreselijk vieze geur aanwezig , krijg dit er niet uit en gebruik het product daardoor niet. Zonde!
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    user-2ae9af3 July 9, 2018

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    Het spijt me te horen dat u niet blij was met uw aankoop. Als je het artikel wilt retourneren, krijg je een volledige terugbetaling. Sorry, ik heb geen geur opgemerkt.
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    Item well received - However next time you ship a fragile item, add some filling to the box as the box got damaged and 3 crystals came off
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    glenfranssen June 11, 2018

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