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Chinese Export Painted Trunk

Chinese Export Trunk of small size, made from Camphor wood and covered in leather studded and trimmed with brass, the leather has been painted with borders of flowers on a turquoise gound. These trunks were bought by seaman on the china trade routes. they are rarely decorated like this.
Chinese, Canton, circa 1820.
 

Ref No.: 101431
Origin: China
Year: circa 1840


Dimensions: 
77 cms High (30.0 inches)
122 cms Wide (47.6 inches)
73 cms Deep (28.5 inches)

£680 SOLD