3685
3685
A PAIR OF SMALL WHITE METAL-MOUNTED ZITAN CHESTS
QING DYNASTY, 17TH – 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000400,000
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3685
A PAIR OF SMALL WHITE METAL-MOUNTED ZITAN CHESTS
QING DYNASTY, 17TH – 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000400,000
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A PAIR OF SMALL WHITE METAL-MOUNTED ZITAN CHESTS
QING DYNASTY, 17TH – 18TH CENTURY
each of rectangular section, the cover hinged on the reverse of the chest with two rectangular baitong strap hinges, flanked on the sides with a pair of U-shaped loop handles suspending from roundels, the top of the cover with moulded edges and decorated with a ruyi-shaped baitong mount at each corner, surmounting four straight sides with further baitong mounts extending along the corners of the cover and box, the body of the chest similarly constructed with straight sides resting on a countersunk base, the front inlaid with a circular baitong plate with lock receptacles and a lobed ruyi-shaped lift-up hasp, the patinated surface of a dark reddish-brown colour flecked with silver streaks
18.2 by 37 by 20.7 cm, 7 1/8  by 14 1/2  by 8 1/8  in.
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