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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 690

    A RECTANGULAR ZITAN DOCUMENT-BOX AND COVER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RECTANGULAR ZITAN DOCUMENT-BOX AND COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    The box is fitted with an interior tray and the exterior is mounted at either end with loop handles falling to a circular knocking plate, the front is mounted with a shaped circular lockplate and ruyi-shaped lock, the top has ruyi-head mounts at the corners. The wood has a rich deep tone.
    8 x 16 ½ x 9 5/8 in. (20.5 x 42 x 24.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Property from a private UK collection, acquired in Hong Kong in the 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE UK COLLECTION, ACQUIRED IN HONG KONG IN THE 1980s (LOTS 690 AND 691)