© Galerie Zacke
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Catalog Numbers: AB0319-0765 OS1218-004 CA1218-008
A BRASS FITTED PIG SKIN LACQUER BOX WITH VILLAGE SCENES, QING DYNASTY
Pig skin on wooden body, lacquered in gold red and black
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912)

This rectangular storage box shows brass hinges as well as a clever brass lock with an openwork swastika symbol. The top, inside lid and three sides are adorned with lively scenes of villagers surrounded by picturesque landscapes. The backside shows a floral motif. Inside the box is an old collector’s label inscribed “Pigskin Lacquer Box Chien Lung 1736-1795”.

Dimensions: LENGTH 24 CM, HEIGHT 8 CM
Condition: good condition with signs of age and use such as creases to the top varnish and notches here and there
Provenance: Austrian private estate

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