01-10-2009 01-10-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2440 Boston
January 10, 2009 10:00AMCalender
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Chinoiserie Decorated Red Lacquer Sewing Box

$326$275
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2440 Location: Boston Date / Time: January 10, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Chinoiserie Decorated Red Lacquer Sewing Box, France, 18th century, rectangular casket shape, the hinged lid with pincushion top, gilt-metal hardware, 4 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Areas of wear to red lacquer....along cover rim and to backside of the box. Overall wear to gilding. Heavy wear to cushion.

Keywords

France, gilt-metal hardware, Chinese art, Chinoiserie, Gilding, Gold, Japanese art, Lacquer, Pincushion