March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Chinese 19th Century Gilt Lacquer Box

Qing dynasty, black lacquer surface highly decorated with gilt decorative scenes of town scenes, with armies, boats and palaces, two brass handles, interior lid reads "Presented to Doctor McAllister by Messrs Murphy, Hane, Hoey, Cooper, Tostivin and Buffey/Hong Kong, May 5, 1811", 8 x 13 x 10-1/2 in.

Provenance:Brunk Auctions, May, 2008, Lot 316; A Tennessee Collector


 some minimal scattered loss, some cracking at seams

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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