Rare antique calamander wood dome top tea caddy with brass fittings. Made in England c1850. Measures 8.75 inches wide by 4.75 inches deep by 6.5 inches high. Calamander wood, aka coromandel wood, is a valuable wood from Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and other parts of South East Asia. It is hazel-brown with black stripes, very heavy and hard. It is also called macassar ebony or variegated ebony, and is closely related to genuine ebony, but is obtained from different species in the same genus. Coromandel wood has been logged to extinction over the last 2 to 3 hundred years and is no longer available. Macassar ebony has similar characteristics but it lacks the depth of color of genuine coromandel.
Antique Chinese rosewood jewelry box with carved jade panels, circa 1900. Very good condition, all original. The brass mountings and lock are engraved; both handle and handle plate are in the form of bats. The multi-drawer interior provides well organized jewelry storage. Measures 12 inches high, 8 inches wide and 6 inches deep. Beautifully made by hand.
Antique Chinese hand painted storage box c1800 with sliding top. Original green and red painted surface. Measures 15 x 8 x 4.75 inches.
Japanese Meiji red lacquer fan box c1880 in excellent condition. Measures 8 inches high, 15 inches wide 10 inches deep. Wonderful hand painted design depicting flowers, vines and birds. 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. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
Vintage Japanese gold silver and black lacquer box. Mid to late 20th century. Scenic lid with fenced pavilion, a bridge over a winding stream, prunus tree, plum tree, and exotic rock outcroppings. Ultrasuede lining is suitable for jewelry storage. Measures 8.75 inches wide by 6 inches deep by 3 inches high. Pristine condition.