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


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


  • Of the Period
    Chinese Export
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1740
  • Dimensions

    H 5.75 in. x W 24.13 in. x D 18.75 in.

    H 14.61 cm x W 61.3 cm x D 47.63 cm

  • Seller location
    New York, NY
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