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Thu, Aug 18, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 67

Pair of Chinese Carved Coral Lidded Boxes

Estimate: $500 - $700

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orange and white, six lobed sections in the form of a squash, lids with leafy stems, numbered in red under lids "66.30.1a" (accessioned in 1966), 1-1/4 x 2 in., on wooden bases

Note: ◉This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance: Charles M. Blackmon Collection, South Carolina; Property from a Southern Institution


natural surface divets, minute chips around edges of base and tops, both bases glued to stands, some areas fluoresce and may have been reinforced with strengthening agent at time of manufacture