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Gilt Decorated Chinese Export Lacquer Sewing Box

Auction:
2482
Lot:
186
Sold for:
$415$350

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Gilt Decorated Chinese Export Lacquer Sewing Box, 19th century, eight-sided oblong box with hinged lid, the interior fitted with compartmented lift-out tray containing carved ivory sewing implements, lower center drawer, the black lacquer exterior decorated with a courtyard with figures, butterflies, and flowers, two side brass swing handles, carved paw feet, (minor losses, minor gilt wear), ht. 5 3/4, wd. 10, lg. 14 in.
Estimate $600-800

Small looses to edge on top of drawer, back cover edges.

Keywords

Chinese art, Furniture, Japanese art, Lacquer

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