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Lot 2: CHINESE CARVED HONGMU ENVELOPE GAMES TABLE LATE 19TH CENTURY 57cm wide, 76cm high, 57cm deep (closed)

Fine Asian Works of Art

Platinum House

by Lyon & Turnbull

June 26, 2012

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Description: CHINESE CARVED HONGMU ENVELOPE GAMES TABLE
LATE 19TH CENTURY
the pivoting square top with four triangular hinged leaves carved with prunus opening to a baize playing surface and game piece wells, over a frieze drawer and pierced and carved apron, raised on dragon carved cabriole legs ending on stylised raised claw feet
57cm wide, 76cm high, 57cm deep (closed)

Condition Report: - age splits to timber in places
- envelope top has shrinkage and chips to edges
- old marks & scratches


Condition Disclaimer
Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality.

Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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