Lotus Leaf Incense Box

c. 1850
$1,280 USD
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Dimensions
W: 12.0" D: 3.25" H: 4.0"
Materials
Rosewood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJH031
Estimated Shipping
$150

Crafted of fine huali rosewood, this petite 19th-century box is highly decorated and raised upon a footed base designed to resemble a waisted kang table. The sliding lid is carved with a fretwork panel of lotus leaves and blossoms, symbols of summer, purity and perfection. Originally used to store incense or small objects, this ornate box is truly a work of art and the perfect place to stow cherished possessions.

Wear consistent with age and use. Minor restorations visible to one panel of fretwork railing.

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