Antique Chinese Round Wooden Box w/ Hand Painted Scene. Up for sale is the round wooden box with a hand painted scene, dated late 19. The box likely in elm wood has a top lid and a container and is hand painted on the surface with a scene containing six people in ancient costumes and official hats. People on the left are visiting an old man sitting on a chair on the right who was tendered by a lady. Both the top lid and the container with wooden panels show the scrolled edges, suggesting that they were probably made from either the bark of a tree or a bentwood.The ends of the scrolled edges are joined and woven by vine. The inside of the lid and the bottom of the container are all strengthened by a wooden bar, respectively. A hand written name is found to the wooden bar at the bottom. Elm wood has straight but often interlocked grain and a coarse texture, and is usually used for boxes, baskets, furniture, hockey sticks, veneer, wood pulp, and paper making. Interlocked grain by definition is. A wood grain in which the fibers incline in one direction in a number of annual rings and in a reverse direction in succeeding rings. Measures: 14 ¾ diameter x 12 1/8 high; Weight, 3 lbs & 10.6 oz (1.66 kg).
Condition: Very good, sanitized and clean, with no issues to report. We try our best to describe the posted items precisely and accurately, pointing out any imperfections. Please check our other posted items as well. Your satisfaction and feedback is important to us. The item "Antique Chinese Round Wooden Box with Hand Painted Scene" is in sale since Saturday, September 28, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes". The seller is "allwang2005" and is located in New Haven, Connecticut.This item can be shipped worldwide.