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Antique Paper Mache Mother of Pearl Chinese Dragon Lacquer Trinket Box



We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely decorative circa 1860-1880 Chinese mother of pearl inlaid with dragon paper mâché trinket box A good looking, decorative and original piece, this is a very well made piece that symbolises a time of trade between China and the west The condition is good for the age, there are some losses to the pearl inlay, a crack down the side, all genuine signs of honest age and use Dimensions: Height:- 9cm Width:- 16cm Depth:- 16cm Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.55 in. (9 cm)Width: 6.3 in. (16 cm)Depth: 6.3 in. (16 cm)
  • Style
    Chinese Export (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2823324470042

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $16.30 Standard Front Door Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 8-13 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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