Very Nice Antique Chinoiserie Box Black White & Gold Paper Mache c1878
Very Nice Antique Chinoiserie Box Black White & Gold Paper Mache c1878. Presented is a great antique chinoiserie paper mache box made in Europe in the late 1800's. The design features kimono-clad men in an outdoor garden scene with trees, landscape greenery, bridge over a pond and Minka houses in the background. The artwork is hand gilded and hand-painted in gold and off-white with black fine details in the faces. The interior of the box is painted glossy black and in pristine condition. There is a gift label adhered to the bottom inside which reads. Beautifully hand-scripted in ink on the tag. A child's crayon marks are also visible over the older note. This Asian-themed item displays very well, and can certainly be used to hold your favorite things! The condition of the entire box is very good for its age. No issues are apparent save for minor surface wear and a few small flakes missing on the bottom edge. The hinges on the back work perfectly and the cover closes smoothly. Dimensions: 2 inches tall by 7 inches wide by 5 3/4 inches deep tm. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Boxes, Jars & Tins". The seller is "essexriverantiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.