A Leather Traveling Case

A Leather Traveling Case

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Offered by Van Nie Antiquairs




A with Red Leather covered Camphorwood Travellingcase

A Chinese Export leather covered camphorwood trunk, brass bound, studded and painted with poloychrome leaf and flower.
The sides with handles. These kind of cases were made in China for the Western (Dutch) market and are sometimes mounted with the initials of the former owner. This one is very rare because of his red color and flowerdecoration.
The timber of campherwood is soft and spongy with a grey colour and a strong smell.
Origin
China
Period
Around 1800
Material
Camphorwood, copper and leather
Reference
181-291
Sizes
33 x 76.5 x 39.5 cm

Offered by

Van Nie Antiquairs

Keizersgracht 600
1017EP Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 206261594
+31 653353290
http://www.vannieantiquairs.com

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