Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Probably 18th century, first a large lacquered wood with inlaid mother of pearl decoration of Buddhist Treasures and floral motifs, brass hardware handles on sides and single brass hardware closure on front center, and second a small brass with Buddhist Treasure motifs and symbols of good fortune such as carp incised to sides, the top has raised 100 Antiques motifs painted with enamels, remains of a reddish-brown Chinese export wax seal to the interior.
7.5 x 13.25 x 8.5 in.From the Collection of Charlotte Rodman, Southern Pines, NC
Charlotte is a NC native with a lifelong interest in art. She grew up in eastern NC, went to school in Raleigh and later owned a gallery in Pinehurst. She has lived in the Sandhills area for the last 30 years and gained recognition for both her work and her service in the arts community.
Significant wear and loss to the large lacquer box overall; flaking and loss to lacquer on outside and inside of the box (some broken pieces remain with box); the brass box also shows signs of wear and loss to enamels; some dimpling and pushes to bottom of box.