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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 377

    A HUANGHUALI STORAGE CHEST, YIXIANG

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A HUANGHUALI STORAGE CHEST, YIXIANG
    17TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, the wood of smooth-grained texture, with a cloud-shaped lockplate set flush, bail handles, corner edges and hinges all of huangtong
    11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high, 25 in. (63.5 cm.) wide, 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep


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    Compare the pair of huanghuali and camphor storage chests, formerly in the collection of the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture, sold in these rooms, 19 September 1996, lot 10, and one illustrated by Wang and Evarts, Masterpieces from the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture, Chicago and San Francisco, p. 136, no. 64.

    Provenance

    C. L. Ma.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN