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Lot 135: HUANGHUALI 3 TIERS PICNIC BOX, TIHE
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: A HuangHuaLi Chinese picnic box of three tiers, comprising a cover and a shallow upper tray, held on a base frame with two side posts flanked by scrolling spandrels and joined at the top with a humpbacked handle, the covers with corner ruyi-head and plain brass mounts, all edges with brass reinforcements and with threading pin. The wood show lustrous golden-brown patina, smooth surface. The HuangHuaLi wood displays a translucent shimmering surface with abstractly figured patterns appearing like ghost faces motif.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 11"H x 14.5"W
Medium: HuangHuaLi Hardwood
Date: Qing Dynasty