Lot 1027
A Chinese Painted Pigskin Blanket Chest
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, wooden chest covered by painted pigskin with scenes of Chinese Immortal figures floating on clouds over scenic mountaintop temples, blue fabric lines the entire interior of the chest, round hardware handle mount to center incised with lotus blossoms, carrying handles to each side.

17 3/4 x 31 x 20 1/2 in.

From the Battle Family, Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Some wear and loss primarily to the edges; scattered surface wear with losses to painted area; both carrying handles are broken to one side.