London, South Kensington
20 July 2000
A Chinese Export gilt and lacquered wooden cabinet
of rectangular form with two doors opening to reveal inner drawers with small turned ivory handles, decorated with panels of figures in buildings and fenced gardens before pine issuing from rockwork within borders of flowering branches and leaves -- 17¼ in. x 16 in. (44 cm. x 40.5cm.), 19th Century.
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