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Antique Chinese Rattan Tiered Lunch Box with Carved Handle and Calligraphy



An antique Chinese rattan two-tiered nested lunch box from the early 20th century, with calligraphy and carved handle. Born in China during the early years of the 20th century, this lunch basket features a circular lid adorned with black calligraphy, sitting above two independent sections. Presenting a lacquered interior, the basket showcases a large brown and black lacquered handle allowing for easy transport. Used as a picnic basket, a decorative item or to store and organize items, this Chinese antique lunch box will bring a charming presence to any home.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 18 in. (45.72 cm)Diameter: 18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear and maintenance. Please refer to the various additional photos for further condition detail and contact with any questions!
  • Seller Location
    Yonkers, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: YN6734 / FEA Home1stDibs: LU863919934192

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    Ships From: Yonkers, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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