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