Lot 143: PAIR OF MASSIVE DRAGONS MOTIF LACQUERED CABINETS
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: RARE Pair of massive lacquered Chinese cabinets with demountable upper cabinet. The upper trunk fronted by a pair of hinged double doors, the lower section with a pair of large double doors concealing a row of two inner drawers to the interior, with a stylized apron and raised on short straight supports. Each door panel hand-painted with two dragons in various color chasing a flame pearl within fumes clouds, further to similar design on apron. The side panel decorated with various birds within flowering trees. All reserved against orange-brownish lacquered ground. The reverse side reserved in ebony lacquered. Mounted with brass lock plate and hinges.
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: Some of the items for sale in this auction come from an entrepreneur, businessman world traveler that resides near the Ocala Florida area as their winter home, They are philanthropists and donate their time and money to those that are underprivileged or those in in need of medical attention that they can not afford. Their personal collection of very high end antiques is museum quality that is cherished and sought after by serious collectors.
Dimensions: Dimension: 83"H x 43.5"W x 21"D
Date: Qing Dynasty