7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A Huanghuali three-tiered picnic box, 18th/19th Century
of rectangular shape, comprising a cover and a shallow upper tray above three stacked trays, the base frame with two side posts flanked by stylised scrolling mythical beasts, joined at the top with a humpbacked handle, all edges with metal reinforcements, a thread pin securing the tiers onto the frame -- 13in. (33cm.) wide.
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