21 - 22 June 2016
PETIT CABINET EN HUANGHUALI, GUANPIXIANG
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
The panel top is set within the cover which opens to reveal the tray beneath. The two panel doors are fitted flush and open to reveal the interior with four drawers. The whole is raised on a rectangular platform carved with a shaped apron at the front, with metal mounts, handles and lockplate ; minor age cracks.
12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high
Property of a French Private collector.
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The choice of huanghuali with a particularly attractive grain makes this chest a refined example of its elegant type. A similar huanghuali seal chest, dated to the 17th-18th century, was sold at Christie's New York, 24-25 March 2011, lot 1377.
Post Lot Text
A HUANGHUALI SEAL CHEST, GUANPIXIANG CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
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