Two Old Carved Wood Jewelry Chests
March 12, 2017, 11AM PDT
Estimate: $250 - $350
Lot 101
Two old carved wood jewelry chests, including: one with a repeating painted floral design on all sides, and a metal latched door opening to reveal drawer storage inside; the other Chinese, with elaborately carved lotus motifs on top and sides, the cover split into three compartments, the middle containing a mirror and lower half with four individual drawers; Provenance: Estate of Ralph Turner, Los Angeles; L: 20 1/4" (longer)
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440 / Asian Art, Antiques & Estates Auction
Preview: March 7 – 11, 11am - 5pm or by appointment

  • An extensive selection of African, Oceanic, East and Southeast Asian masks and statuary; from the local Los Angeles Estate of Ralph Turner
  • Fine Chinese cloisonné enamel wares from the Collection of Gerald and Christina Sugarman; together with elaborate Japanese cloisonné vases from the Woods Family Trust
  • Large offering of estate jewelry, comprised of quality timepieces, necklaces, pendants and earrings; including sapphire, opal, tanzanite and black pearls
  • An assortment of antique Chinese handwarmers; together with archaistic Chinese carved jade and hardstone pieces; from various private collections
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