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    Sale 5911

    Christie's Interiors

    4 August 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    A CANTONESE BLACK AND GILT LACQUERED GAMES BOX

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CANTONESE BLACK AND GILT LACQUERED GAMES BOX
    19TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form with fitted cover, decorated to the exterior with concentric squares containing tiny leaf motifs, with a central oval depicting initial J, the interior with five further boxes and twelve small trays, many painted to the centre with the faces of cards
    13¼in. (33.7cm.) wide


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