20 September 2002
A HUANGHUALI SQUARE SEAL BOX, YINXIANG
Early 17th century
The flat-topped domed lid opening to reveal a removable tray, the tall sides of the square box above the wider base with a front cusped apron, rectangular mounts at the lid and base corners, round lockplate and ruyi-shaped hasp, bail handles and restraining chain all of baitong
7in. (18.3cm.) high, 6in. (15.6cm.) wide, 6in. (15.6cm.) deep
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Grace Wu Bruce, Chan Chair and Qin Bench: The Dr. S Y Yip Collection of Classic Chinese Furniture II, Hong Kong, 1998, pp. 164-165, cat. 54.
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