A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century
Lot 8575
A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
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A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box 19th century
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A lacquer and mother-of-pearl inlaid box
19th century
Possibly for the Vietnamese market, the box of rectangular form with a cushion-form lid decorated on the interior with two birds seated on a flowering branch, the exterior displaying a quatrefoil-form cartouche containing two stylized dragons with bodies in the form of flowering branches encircling two seals reading shou and qing, the other sides with conforming cartouches displaying scenes of birds and foliage, all set atop a repetitive reserve of inlaid blossoms (repaired chips and cracks).
4 1/2 x 8 7/8 x 4 1/2in (11.5 x 22.6 x 11.5cm)
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