COFFRE EN CUIR ROUGE REHAUSSE D'OR
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COFFRE EN CUIR ROUGE REHAUSSE D'OR

CHINE, FIN DE LA DYNASTIE MING, XVIIEME SIECLE

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COFFRE EN CUIR ROUGE REHAUSSE D'OR
CHINE, FIN DE LA DYNASTIE MING, XVIIEME SIECLE
The tall rectangular trunk is decorated to the exterior in gilt with a central cartouche containing a dragon surrounded by Daoist emblems, reserved on a ground of wispy clouds. The edges are applied with pierced metal fittings and a gilt metal handle decorated with floral scrolls is applied to the centre.
30½ x 10¼ x 21¼ in. (77.5 x 26 x 54 cm.)
Provenance
From the collection of the Ghezzi family, Switzerland.
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Post lot text
A GILT-DECORATED RED LEATHER TRUNK
CHINA, LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

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