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Lot 532: 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes

Autumn Fine Art and Antique Auction

Platinum House

by Cleveland Auction Company

October 6, 2012

Cleveland, OH, USA

Live Auction
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  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
  • 2 Chinese Pewter or Paktong Boxes
   
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Description: Comprising a round pewter or Paktong box engraved with stylized foliage, flanked on either side by a hard stone handle, the lid surmounted by a fu dog, opening to reveal a pewter or paktong insert, all three pieces marked (8"H. 9"W; together with another similar round box with a melon form finial inset with carnelian, the sides flanked by grotesque mask knockers, with pewter insert, the lid and base marked (6 1/2"H. 7 1/2"W). Condition: good, some light wear and pitting. Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.

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