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TWO BOXES WITH MATCHING LOCKS AND KEYS
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A SET OF TWO 'TREASURE' BOXES AND COVERS WITH MATCHING LOCKS AND KEYS, LATE QING TO REPUBLIC
China, late 19th to early 20th century. Each of rectangular shape, finely painted in ink, watercolors, and gilt on the paper lining of the wood core, with detailed scenes of court ladies engaged in various pursuits, the smaller box also with a scholar, as well as colorful trees amid craggy rockwork, the interior lined in blue silk.

Provenance: Old Austrian private collection.
Condition: Excellent condition with wear, soiling, traces of use.

Weight: 861.6 g and 417.4 g
Dimensions: Size 14.5 x 33 x 18.5 cm and 10.8 x 21.6 x 12.2 cm

With brass fittings, the circular lock plate incised with a scroll design and the clasp of ruyi-form, the bail handles to each short side, both with matching and functioning locks and keys. (4)

Expert's note: A set of such finely painted boxes and covers, especially with matching and functioning locks and keys, is rare and difficult to find in such fine condition.

清末民初一套珠寶盒
中國,十九世紀末至二十世紀初。長方形盒,木芯上紙本設色。描繪宮廷侍女從事各種活動場景,較小的盒子裡還可見一個文人,四面假山樹木 ,內部襯有藍色絲綢。

來源:奧地利私人老收藏
品相:狀況極佳,有磨損,污漬和使用痕跡。

重量:861.6 克與 417.4 克
尺寸:14.5 x 33 x 18.5 厘米 與10.8 x 21.6 x 12.2 厘米

專家注釋: 一套如此精美繪畫而且鎖與鑰匙齊全的盒子,且品相這麽好,是很少見的。
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TWO BOXES WITH MATCHING LOCKS AND KEYS

Estimate €250 - €500
Mar 06, 2021
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Starting Price €240
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0662: TWO BOXES WITH MATCHING LOCKS AND KEYS

Sold for €950
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Est. €250 - €500Starting Price €240
Fine Chinese Art, Buddhism & Hinduism - Day 2
Mar 06, 2021 4:00 AM EST
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Lot 0662 Details

Description
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A SET OF TWO 'TREASURE' BOXES AND COVERS WITH MATCHING LOCKS AND KEYS, LATE QING TO REPUBLIC
China, late 19th to early 20th century. Each of rectangular shape, finely painted in ink, watercolors, and gilt on the paper lining of the wood core, with detailed scenes of court ladies engaged in various pursuits, the smaller box also with a scholar, as well as colorful trees amid craggy rockwork, the interior lined in blue silk.

Provenance: Old Austrian private collection.
Condition: Excellent condition with wear, soiling, traces of use.

Weight: 861.6 g and 417.4 g
Dimensions: Size 14.5 x 33 x 18.5 cm and 10.8 x 21.6 x 12.2 cm

With brass fittings, the circular lock plate incised with a scroll design and the clasp of ruyi-form, the bail handles to each short side, both with matching and functioning locks and keys. (4)

Expert's note: A set of such finely painted boxes and covers, especially with matching and functioning locks and keys, is rare and difficult to find in such fine condition.

清末民初一套珠寶盒
中國,十九世紀末至二十世紀初。長方形盒,木芯上紙本設色。描繪宮廷侍女從事各種活動場景,較小的盒子裡還可見一個文人,四面假山樹木 ,內部襯有藍色絲綢。

來源:奧地利私人老收藏
品相:狀況極佳,有磨損,污漬和使用痕跡。

重量:861.6 克與 417.4 克
尺寸:14.5 x 33 x 18.5 厘米 與10.8 x 21.6 x 12.2 厘米

專家注釋: 一套如此精美繪畫而且鎖與鑰匙齊全的盒子,且品相這麽好,是很少見的。

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