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early c20th chinese hardwood open fretwork framed wall mirror with carved boxwood decoration
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SA441977

EARLY C20TH CHINESE HARDWOOD OPEN FRET-WORK FRAMED WALL MIRROR WITH CARVED BOXWOOD DECORATION .

Price
£550 | $698 USD | €643 EUR
Item Number: SA441977
Date of manufacture: 1920
Current Status: in stock
Seller: M Lees and Sons
Seller on Sellingantiques since: 26 February 2013

Description:
Early C20th Chinese hardwood open fret-work framed wall mirror with carved boxwood decoration .
Stylish Chinese carved huali /rosewood framed mirror with interesting contrasting carved boxwood block vignettes featuring grass-hopper or cricket and foliage motifs. The open-fret frame centre with a quatrefoil shaped bevelled plate mirror . The top fitted with a decorative lacquered brass fretted 'hanging' bracket . The boarded back fitted with eyelets to enable concealed hanging .
Throughout Chinese history and culture , crickets have symbolised wisdom and prosperity ,and the singing of crickets revered . Crickets lay hundreds of eggs and their fertility coincides with the traditional Chinese belief that having many children is a symbol of vitality , happiness and abundance.
Of excellent colour and patina and in first-class condition .
H 30"
W 19"
D 1"
Mirror plate 18" x 18"
China c.1920
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years  ...show more description

Dimensions
Height = 76 cm (30")
Width = 48 cm (19")
Depth = 3 cm (1")

About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1920. At the time that this antique was being crafted, George V ,the second son King Edward VII, was the King of England

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1920.

Dimensions

Height = 76 cm (30")
Width = 48 cm (19")
Depth = 3 cm (1")

Email seller about this item:

M Lees and Sons

Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
Worcester
WR1 2NB
United Kingdom
Tel: 07860 826218 or 01905 26620
Int'l Tel: +44 7860 826218 or +44 1905 26620
www.leesantiquesworcester.com