16 September 2016
A HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR DOCUMENT BOX, XIAOXIANG
The box and cover have beaded rims overlaid in front with a circular parting lock plate, and baitong mounts that reinforce the corners and are of ruyi shape on each corner of the cover.
4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high, 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) wide, 7 1/16 (18 cm.) deep
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This beautifully proportioned box, with its finely figured wood and age-patinated surface, is an exemplary example of a classic design.
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