Fine early 19th century Qing dynasty black lacquer, gilt and polychrome decorated box.
China, Canton, circa 1840.
Why it is special?
The intricacy of detail of the polychrome and gilt decoration is simply astonishing on this black lacquer box, despite it being nearly 200 years old. A rare oportunity to own such a wonderfully decorative and useful item.
In good antique condition, the box has minor splits to joints and minor wear to decoration.
Antique 19th Century Chinoiserie Lacquer Jewelry Box
Height: 13.5 cm / 5.3 in
Width: 37.5 cm / 14.75 in
Depth: 30.5 cm / 12 in