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Late 19th/early 20th century
Each apparently unmarked
Comprising a circular box decorated in layers of black and red lacquer carved with geometric motifs and an octagonal box decorated in red lacquer carved with a figural scene, dragons, phoenixes, and geometric motifs, 2 pieces
The larger: 5.375" H x 12" W x 12" D
Provenance: Estate, San Marino, CA.


Each in overall good condition with scattered scratches, nicks and dust accumulation to crevices commensurate with age. Octagonal box with minor separation at joints and corresponding cracking to lacquer of interior lid.

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Two Chinese carved cinnabar lacquer boxes

Estimate $400 - $600May 23, 2017
Starting Price $200
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Ships fromMonrovia, CA, US
145 East Walnut Avenue
Monrovia, CA 91016