Antique Shanxi Handpainted Tuiguang Lacquer Boxes (8126), (One Set) Circa 1849-1899
This set of antique Chinese handpainted Tuiguang lacquer box was originally collected from Shanxi province, China. The boxes were handpainted by using "Tuiguang Lacquer" skill with "gilt painting" on top. The painting on the boxes are the scene of house and garden of a high government official of Ming Dynasty (the people in the painting are dressed in the clothing of Ming Dynasty). The craftsmen used the refined skills of traditional "Gilt Painting" and handpainted the box on the "Tuiguang Lacquer" base. The painting of the garden scenery, traditional Chinese house and people were all gilt painted. The paintings are on four sides of outer box. The paintings on this box are very vivid and delicate. There are 15 people painted on the small box and 21 people painted on the large box. The corners of the boxes are reinforced and decorated with copper hardware. The box is solid and has been kept in excellent condition. Circa mid to late of 19th century. Original patina and wear. These boxes will be sold as a set.
Size: L14.75" x W8” x H4” (large box); L12.9" x W8" x H3" (small box)
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