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
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU91012158962
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