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About the object

An exceptionally rare and probably unique early 18th century Chinese lacquer chest.  The top section with rectangular moulded top in exquisite condition, with a border framing a raised scene depicting exotic buildings within landscape above three drawers all depicting similar scenes; retaining the original brass handles and escutcheons, the sides again featuring similar Chinese lacquer scenes. The lower section with moulded lip and a single drawer above a central hanging acorn finial, standing on four circular legs with bell caps joined by a shaped stretcher having a turned central finial and terminating in bun feet.


27 x 14 x 37 in high (69 x 35 x 94 cm)