18 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,400
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A BRASS BOUND AND STUDDED POLYCHROME DECORATED LEATHER CAMPHOR CHEST
Decorated with bands of foliage and flowers and with a brass handle to each end
19½in. (50cm.) high; 41in. (104cm.) wide; 21in. (53cm.) deep
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Similar decorated trunks are illustrated in Carl L. Crossman, The Decorative Arts of The China Trade, Woodbridge, 2004, p.245.
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