Chinese 19th century painted wood market or box. It has two covers which can be removed or lifted to put food inside. The swing handle is carved with mythical beasts at the sides and two women at their cooking pot in the center. The box retains all its original red paint and allover floral design. Excellent condition with one small wood curl missing on the handle. It measures 6 inches H to the lid, 13 inches H to the handle, and 11 inches across. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com.
Antique brass and agate snuff box 18th to early 19th century. This antique snuff box is all original and dates from either the 18th or early 19th century. The agate stone top and bottom each have large agate stones inset into them. This box measures 2 and one half inches wide by three quarter inches deep by seven eighth inches high. This piece is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Turnpike, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For gallery hours, please visit http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com