19th Century Black and Gold Chinoiserie Strong Box

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A very charming early 19th century chinoiserie decorated strong box. Made between 1820-1850 in France or Germany. The box retains its original blue decorated interior and its key. The Georgian style handle is also very boldly cast. The decoration is in good order. Strong boxes with this high quality decoration are rare as they are normally plain metal. The lock is fully functioning.
Details
In the Style Of
Chinoiserie
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1830
Period
Mid-19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Metal
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
3.94 in. H x 8.27 in. W x 6.3 in. D
10 cm H x 21 cm W x 16 cm D
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
f97351702216714323fs
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1stdibs seller since 2013
Located in London, GB
Associations:
  • The British Antique Dealers' Association
  • LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers

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