Auctions → Ancient art, modern art and jewelry and clocks September 2015 → September 2015 → A Chinese export lacquer 'onheur du jour'
Canton/China, for the European market, around 1880. Wood, black lacquered and with gilded chinese szenes. A 'bonheur du jour' on stand with cabriole legs, with two doors enclosing a fitted interior over a fitted tray with writing slope drawer. All sides painted with chinese landscapes with pagoda architecture and chinese figures. Traces of age, min. retouchings. H. 137 cm, B. 68 cm, T. 58 cm.