A small Chinese carved wooden 'dragon' cabinet, Republic


Dim.: 54,5 x 44 x 20,5 cm

Provenance: The collection of a French envoy in China in the first half of the 20th C.

Condition: (UV-checked)
- Front: small scuff marks to upper horizontal frieze and to the dragon's manes below the right twin-fish mount on the small upper drawer. Bottom hinge on the right lacking one nail, anther nail lacking the head. The front otherwise in good condition with minimal negligible minor superficial wear.
- Left side: a small carving anomaly or possibly damaged on the top left corner, faint vertical split in top left corner of large dragon panel, minor original carving anomaly bottom left corner. A superficial rim chip to the vertical rear edge of the middle panel. Generally in very good condition.
- Back side: excellent.
- Right side: a few very small superficial scuff marks on the second panel, otherwise excellent.
- Top panel: very good condition, minor spacing between frieze and panel on one side.

Price incl. premium: € 56.100,00