A large black lacquered Chinoiserie box

A beautiful, large wooden lacquered box, wonderfully painted with scenes to each surface.

The interior is fitted with a red lacquer tray with nine compartments though we’re unsure of its use (food? A game? Trinkets?).

An unusual thing.


All approximate

38cm x 38cm x 17.5cm

15” x 15” x 7”

Skull shown is life size for scale


Condition: Where there are specific points to note we will detail these as far as possible but please be aware that all our items have wear commensurate with age and are as seen in the photographs. If you require any specific information please do not hesitate to get in contact. As seen in the images, but not limited to: some losses to the lacquer (especially the feet) and some rubbing to the painting.


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