515 Park Drive Kenilworth, IL 60043 , United States Call Seller 847.256.1791


Chinese black leather camphor wood trunk

$ 3,500
  • Description
    China trade brass bound black leather covered camphor wood trunk. The top and case are framed by brass corner mounts and brass tacking with a reserve of brass tacking on the center of the lid. The case is fitted with heavy cast brass bail handles with rosette back plates and a brass escutcheon lock plate. The lock is the original after a European model. A faded paper label on the interior is attributed to the workshop of Ashie or Ashoe. For reference, see: "The China Trade" by Carl Crossman.
    Canton China, made for the Western trade, circa 1820-50.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Camphor Wood, Leather, Brass
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1830
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 1968
    Incollect Reference #: 418620
  • Dimensions
    W. 26 in; H. 10 in; D. 12.5 in;
    W. 66.04 cm; H. 25.4 cm; D. 31.75 cm;
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