Lot 272: CHINESE LACQUER PAINTED DRAGON CHEST ON STAND
04 November 2016
Online, PA, USALive Auction
Chinese Lacquer Painted Dragon Chest On Stand:
A long painted wooden chest on a carved stand with smaller box on stand inside. Each box is painted with colorful dragons. The top of the chest is painted to imitate cloisonne with dragons and flaming pearls. The background throughout is diapered with a black meander border around every area. Brass hardware adorns the chest. The interior of the chest is in faded red paint. The chest's stand is decorated with ruyi patterns, bats, dragons, and flaming pearls. The stand is in slightly distressed condition. The inside box is also painted to resemble cloisonne with dragons in the clouds on all four sides and the top. This style of box would have been used to contain a large seal. Its stand has a ruyi and meander border with bats and dragons.
Box - 7 1/4" X 9". Chest - 10" X 29 3/4" X 11 1/2"
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