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A 'huanghuali' sedan chair document box and cover (Jiaoxiang), Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 黃花梨轎箱

Restricted Species

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton

A 'huanghuali' sedan chair document box and cover (Jiaoxiang), Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 黃花梨轎箱

A 'huanghuali' sedan chair document box and cover (Jiaoxiang), Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 黃花梨轎箱

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 USD

A 'huanghuali' sedan chair document box and cover (Jiaoxiang)

Qing dynasty, 18th century

清十八世紀 黃花梨轎箱


the cover with a long rectangular single panel top, the shallow sides with beaded edge, opening to the conforming box enclosing a removable shallow tray between two small covered compartments, the box and cover secured by a pair of baitong hinges and a rectangular lock plate with sliding fastener


Height 3½ in., 9 cm; Width 14⅞in., 37.7 cm; Depth 4⅜ in., 11 cm

Consolidation to the top panel, and joinery, with some minor filled repairs. Mounts are likely later added or replacement. The surface with expected wear, with minor nicks along the edges.

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