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Date
1870 – 1890
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
102.04.0323
Description
Octagonal, lidded box with inset tray resting on same rim as lid rests on. Flat base and straight walls which are gold/black speckled lacquer. On lid: 2 Chinese lions, one white, one black - playfully fighting,underside of lid and tray, they are resting, in base peony, handles also peony in brass.…
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Dimensions
9.6 x 11.6 x 12.5 cm
Description
Octagonal, lidded box with inset tray resting on same rim as lid rests on. Flat base and straight walls which are gold/black speckled lacquer. On lid: 2 Chinese lions, one white, one black - playfully fighting,underside of lid and tray, they are resting, in base peony, handles also peony in brass. Mauve cord passes through handles.
Subject
households
decorative
animal
lion
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0323
Images
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