BEAUTIFUL RARE VICTORIAN CHINOISERIE POLYCHROME & GILT HANDPAINTED LACQUERED BOX. This is a fine quality Beautiful Victorian Chinoiserie Polychrome & Gilt Lacquer Box, i would estimate this dates to circa 1890 but may be older, the box itself is stunning it a good size and has the most beautiful scene to the top, the style of decoration is called Chinoiserie Polychrome & Gilt lacquer work, as you can see scene to the pull off lid is lovely , it has three gentlemen in there long robes meeting within the surroundings of a pagoda, rich foliage and trees, all with a gilt finish, to the body of the box at the front you will also see a wonderful gilt design of foliage, it has wonderful lacquer work. On opening the box it has a black lacquer interior, its beautiful, the quality of the craftsma. Nship is superb, i would estimate this rare box dates to circa 1890 making it nearly 130 years old, the quality is stunning and the decoration is wonderful, this would have once belonged to a very wealthy 19th Century family and sat proudly on the table top ready to be used, this was many many years ago when times were so very different, this box is so very tactile and once held it has the most wonderful feel. This will add something very special to any collection, my photos dont do it justice.Please study the photos, the decoration has been lightened using a flash so you can see the decoration, the last photo is the actual colour. Some ware staining to the top, it may just be candle wax drips, that being said its a very special box and doesn't detract at all from its rare beauty, just mentioned for accuracy. The item "BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN CHINOISERIE POLYCHROME & GILT HANDPAINTED LACQUERED BOX" is in sale since Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Boxes". The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in ledbury.
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