1295
1295

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEANNETTE CURUBY

A PAIR OF GILT-LACQUERED PORTABLE CHESTS
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1295

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEANNETTE CURUBY

A PAIR OF GILT-LACQUERED PORTABLE CHESTS
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 21,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A PAIR OF GILT-LACQUERED PORTABLE CHESTS
QING DYNASTY
each of rectangular form, with a hinged canted cover, the top and front panels with confronting phoenix and dragon centered by a 'flaming pearl', the back and side panels with dragons, amidst stylized clouds with rolling waves and rockwork below, all done in crisp linear relief, raised on a stepped base with recessed waist carved with quatrefoils in high relief, with huangtong hinges, the rectangular lockplate and hasp with chased dragon and phoenix motif, bail handles set to either side with floret escutcheons and knock plates, the interior lined with yellow silk (2)
Height 17 in., 43.2 cm; Width 18 3/4  in.,  47.6 cm; Depth 13 in., 33 cm
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Provenance

Acquired in Boston 1940s-60s, and thence by descent.

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art

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