Painted Opera Trunk in Black Lacquer

by Shimu
£645
+£49.00 standard delivery
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Product description

Gansu, circa 1880
This delightful trunk is in its original black lacquer,with paintings that depict a scene from a Chinese opera - two figures at a table dressed in bright robes. This mainscene is flanked to the sides and below with furtherpaintings of flowers. The trunk is of a type used by opera troupes as they toured the countryside promoting their production. The painting on the front was effectively an advert for whatever opera they were performing.

Product code:ATK-TA-198837
Dimensions:depth: 56cm, height: 62cm, width: 87cm
Materials:wood

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DestinationDelivery cost
Mainland UK - standard delivery £49.00
Highlands/Islands of Scotland £69.00
Northern Ireland £115.00
Ireland £145.00

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