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Lot 801 (The Asian Works of Art Auction, 20th January 2021)

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY INDONESIAN CARVED WOOD DOWRY CHEST

Sold for £280


Condition report
The top panel/lid has surface scratches, also one 5cm scrape (not deep, just light). The lid is also slightly warped, see side-on image. Otherwise in good order, only minor paint losses in places, evident in added images.
92cm high, 56cm deep.

 

EARLY 20TH CENTURY INDONESIAN CARVED WOOD DOWRY CHEST,
from Java, carved with scenes of figures on horseback, painted in red, black and gold, with iron mounts and on wheels, 147cm wide

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