October 23, 2021 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Five Chinese Export Lacquered and Gilt Boxes

19th century, all with black lacquer ground and gilt chinoiserie decoration, of varying size and form, including: two tea caddies, hinged lids opening to divided interior compartments, one with two tin tea canisters, both on figural dragon form feet, larger 5-1/4 x 9-1/4 x 7 in.; three document and writing boxes, one with fitted divided interior compartments and locking document drawer with key, largest 5-1/4 x 14-1/4 x 10-1/2 in.

Provenance:Estate of Fred R. and Beverly Kaye, Atlanta, Georgia


surface dirt and accretion, scattered scratches, bumps, and cracks throughout, some chips and losses at edges, scattered losses to lacquer and gilt decoration; one tea caddy with several chips and losses to lid, some dents and warping to tea canisters, crack to lid underside; one tea caddy with chips and losses to figural feet; largest document box with cracks and possible repairs to lid, some separations at corners, lacking lid finials; one document box with metal feet mounts loose (one missing screw)

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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