An Unusual Lacquer Chest
An Unusual Lacquer Chest

An Unusual Lacquer Chest

1650 to 1699 China

Offered by Pieter Hoogendijk

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rectangular overall decorated with landscapes of houses with elefants, horses and dears surrounded by trees with hanging lians and scrolling clouds. Flat hinged cover, handle to each side, brass mounts, on later carved gilt wood stand. Some restorations.

A similar chest from Chatsworth House was sold at Christie's in London, June 1983, lot 64, illustrated.
Comparable literature:
Ralph Edwards, The shorter dictionary of English furniture, 1964, p. 194, nr. 26;
Gunter Rudolf Diesinger, Ostasiatische Lackarbeiten, Katalog der Sammlung Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig, 1990, p. 74-75, nr. Chi 1601.
Pieter Hoogendijk

Pieter Hoogendijk
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