Lot 3288

A rare Korean casket with fine mother-of-pearl inlays, circa 1700

Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots

Hammer price € 1,900

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Description

Free adjustable, straight and hinged wooden body. Four sides in selected mother-of-pearl in the form of heavenly dragons, inlaid, partially engraved and decorated with fine lacquer or gold painting. Compartmentalized on the inside and lined with red velvet. Lock and bolt, key plate, handle and hinges made of iron. Dimensions 17 x 24.5 x 15.5 cm. Good, partly restored condition due to its age. Slight signs of age. Minimal restorations.

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General Information

The auction includes 712 lots and starts on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3712. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.