997 Carved Ivory and Sandalwood Cantonese Ladies Glove Box Circa 1830

Fine Cantonese Polished Sandalwood and Carved Ivory Lady’s Glove Box of traditional rectangular outline, early Nineteenth Century possibly around 1830.  

The outer body is decorated with nine exquisitely hand carved Ivory decorative panels depicting Chinese figures within village scenes, 

The hinged lid with stylish carved borders depicting flowers and scrolls, all other parts with similar carved detail.  

Condition: Good allover condition with losses for such an early example, lock is present and working, lacking key. Box closes firmly.    

Width: (an impressive) 9.75" (24.5cm). Depth: 4" (10.25). Height: 3.25" (8cm). 

€785.00