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Dave Mathis, Peachtree City GA   

An Exquisite Antique Chinese Lacquer Shard BoxAn Exquisite Antique Chinese Lacquer Shard BoxAn Exquisite Antique Chinese Lacquer Shard BoxAn Exquisite Antique Chinese Lacquer Shard BoxAn Exquisite Antique Chinese Lacquer Shard BoxAn Exquisite Antique Chinese Lacquer Shard BoxAn Exquisite Antique Chinese Lacquer Shard Box

Shard boxes have been a provincial Chinese art for centuries. It's a great way to preserve historical porcelain and make it useful as well. The shards are usually recovered from vases broken at a factory or just broken in general. Shard boxes are used for everything from lunch boxes to pure decoration. This antique box features a very old porcelain insert; the lacquer box itself is antique as well. The porcelain is even older than the lacquer; I estimate early 19th century. The lacquer box is certainly at least as old as the late Qing dynasty, circa 1880-1920. The porcelain features two cavorting boys in traditional, period garb and hairstyles. The box is in excellent shape with a few well done and insignificant touch ups. Some wear in spots on the very old porcelain section. A great example being offered at a reasonable price! Measures 5 and 3/4 inches long,
2 and 1/2 inches tall and 4 inches wide.

Item ID: CA11

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An Exquisite Antique Chinese Lacquer Shard Box

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Dave Mathis
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GA
  

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