Lot 37: Large Hardwood Storage Chest, China, 17th C.
October 22, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Hardwood and pres. partly Huanghuali, brass
China, 17th century
The lid can be held by two props that are swung out from the inside of the chest
The inside has been reinforced and lined with red Qing dynastywallpaper, bearing fine ornamentation
Ornamented handles to either side
Two locks and one key
Dimensions: 151.5 cm Width x 75 cm Height x 70 cm Depth
Condition: see condition report
This rare chest is in good condition consistent with age. Small notches and scratches give proof to the chest’s great age. A small area on the lid’s border has been restored. The chest has two locks, one key is at hand. The paper inside shows visible traces of use. Smaller parts have been added later. The dimensions are: 151.5 cm width x 75 cm height x 70 cm depth.
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