08-14-2010 08-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 14, 2010 03:00 PMCalender
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Chinese Gilt Lacquer Sewing Box with Ivory Sewing Implements

$889$750
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 14, 2010 3:00PM

Description:

Chinese Gilt Lacquer Sewing Box with Ivory Sewing Implements, c. 1840, octagonal form with brass handles and carved paw feet, decorated with a gilt waterway with houses and figures, figures in courtyards, flowers, and birds on a black ground, the interior fitted with a compartmented lift-out tray containing ivory sewing implements, lower compartmented drawer, one compartment with hinged lid, (gilt wear, surface cracks, lacquer losses on drawer), ht. 6 1/4, wd. 13 1/2, dp. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $250-350