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Fall Southern Estates and Various Owners

Tue, Oct 18, 2022 10:00AM EDT
Lot 58

5 Burmese Lacquer Betelnut Boxes

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of Arthur Kouwenhoven, Savannah, GA


5 Burmese Lacquer Betelnut Boxes, comprising a 2 in. x 8 1/8 in. black box decorated with motifs and elephants, a 2 /4 in. x 8 1/4 in. red and gilt box with divided interior (wear to gilt, cracks in lacquer, some losses to edges of divider), a 5 in. x 7 1/8 in. red box decorated with pale red hatched motifs and with divided interior with etched 'CCC' mark on underside (wear to edges, cracks to lacquer), a 6 1/4 in. x 7 1/4 in. red box with black and green decoration and divided interior (wear and chips to edges, cracks to lacquere, interior compartments with wear, small losses to edges, and surface grime), and a 3 3/8 in. x 13 1/4 in. black box decorated with motifs of birds and figures (some minor cracks to lacquere, mostly in interior, light wear to edges).

Measurements: Height: of largest 3 3/8 in. x Width: 13 1/4 in.


Overall good codnition, see description for details.
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