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AN EAST ASIAN CAMPHOR WOOD CHEST, 19/20TH CENTURY....

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AN EAST ASIAN CAMPHOR WOOD CHEST, 19/20TH CENTURY. Probably Japanese, large bronze handles with copper and brass inserts of figures of Buddha and flowering trees. To the corners Fortune and Good luck ‘Fu’ characters. Four removable legs and tray to the interior. 121cm x 50cm x 40cm

Provenance: From a local estate. Property of Navy Commander Henry W. Jennings R.N. This lot was acquired while stationed in Sasebo Japan between 1946-48. Jennings retired in the 1960s and thence by descent. The lots acquired by Jennings in 1946-48 are lots 204, 240, 241, 245-254 and 256. Overall good condition with expected surface wear. Interior in good condition. No major damage or signs of repair.

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