Anglo-Chinese Padouk and Brass Mounted Scholar's Writing Box

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With a central well surrounded by compartments and drawers of unusual design. The brass lock, escutcheon, corner brackets, hinges and carrying handles are original to the piece. Now on a later Padouk wood stand. Chinese Export for the English or Dutch Market
Details
Of the Period
Chinese Export
Place of Origin
China
Date of Manufacture
circa 1740
Period
Mid-18th Century
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
5.75 in. H x 24.13 in. W x 18.75 in. D
15 cm H x 61 cm W x 48 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU91012158962
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Located in New York, NY

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