A journey to search my soul

This is a blog of my personal collections. The purpose of this blog is to educate myself and public in regards to antiquities especially related to religion and calligraphy. I welcome everyone to input their feedback in this blog which they think would be helpful. I do not watermark the photos in this blog so everyone is free to use them as long as they are not used for illegal and unethical reasons. I appreciate if you could notify me if you plan to use any of the photos here. Enjoy browsing!!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Ancient Artifact Review 17 : Antique Chinese Red Lacquer Vellum & Paper Mache Box ( Ching Dynasty 19th CE)

This is an antique box from Ching Dynasty from China. This could be a jewelery box as it is fitted with a brass hasp ( the staple is missing except the hinged metal strap). The box was made of paper mache and covered with leather and lacquered in red. Nice decorative brass motives were tooled on this box.
Purchased from Ebay.

Dim : 29.5cm x 18cm x 14.5 cm
Date : 19th Century CE ( Ching Dynasty)
Material : Paper Mache with red lacquered vellum
Origin :  China

No comments:

Post a Comment