TRAVEL HAIRDRESSER IN NATIVE / EXOTIC WOOD...

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TRAVEL HAIRDRESSER IN NATIVE / EXOTIC WOOD...

TRAVEL HAIRDRESSER IN NATIVE / EXOTIC WOOD
South China or Vietnam, About 1900
With a quadrangular section, it opens to a top cover inside which there is a mirror and two front wings, which open to several drawers. It is richly carved with a decoration of auspicious symbols including sapecks inscribed in Manchu and Mandarin as well as four bats. Above all, a large dragon flying among cloudy scrolls unfolding over the entire summit surface once the box is closed. Light brass trim including hinges, side suspended handles and scalloped plates / reinforcements (small gaps including at least one brass plate).
H: 23 cm - W: 27.5 cm - D: 38 cm
Note: On the sapèque inscribed in Mandarin, we can read 光天化日.

A WOODEN TRAVEL VANITY
Southern China or Vietnam, Circa 1900
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