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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
most Chinese/Japanese, 19th century, black lacquer ground with gilt chinoiserie and landscape decoration, comprising: three trays; two lidded cylindrical boxes; rectangular lidded tray; two rectangular fan boxes; document tray; divided basket; collapsible hanging corner shelf; five drawer tabletop chest; largest 12-1/8 x 11 x 7-1/4 in.; with two Continental lacquered fans with turned wood handles, painted floral still life decoration, each 15-1/2 x 9-1/2 in.
Provenance: Estate of Virginia B. Story, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
surface dirt and accretion, scattered scratches, bumps, and edge chips, some rubbing and losses to lacquer and gilt decoration, wear commensurate with age and use; shallow footed bowl with several cracks and repairs; chest with large crack and separation to back panel; fan boxes with lids loose on hinges; fans slightly loose on handles, one with two large cracks
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