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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 678

    A HUALI SEAL CHEST

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HUALI SEAL CHEST
    20TH CENTURY
    The seal chest has a hinged top that opens onto a compartment, the two doors at the front open to reveal three rows of drawers, four short and one long. The grain has an attractive rich caramel tone and swirls.
    12 ¾ in. (32.3 cm.) high, 12 ¾ in. (32.3 cm.) wide, 9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    From a Private Australian Collection, amassed since the 1960s.