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Chinese Gilt Lacquer Sewing Box with Ivory Sewing Implements

Auction:
2509
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$889$750

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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

Keywords

Furniture, Ivory, Lacquer, Tray

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