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DescriptionA Group of Eight Inlaid and Lacquered Wood Boxes, 19th century
5-5/8 x 14 x 10 inches (14.3 x 35.6 x 25.4 cm) (largest, Chinese box)
The lot comprising:
1 Pair of wooden boxes with oval crowns and radiused corners, hand-decorated with gilt details, locking with key included;
1 Mahogany tea caddy with pinwheel inlay, two oval hinged bins and a Limoges porcelain blending cup;
1 Mahogany tea caddy with pinwheel inlay, two covered bins and metallic foil lined;
1 Mahogany tea caddy with two covered bins and paper lined;
1 Oval wooden tea caddy inlaid in floral garland motif with metallic foil lining;
1 Inlaid mahogany lap desk with fold-out tooled leather writing surface, stationery partitions, two stamp/nib drawers, ink well, letter opener and key;
1 Chinese lacquered wooden sewing box with hinged cover, gilt decorated in village motif, all show wear indicative of use and age.
Estimate: $700 - $900.
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