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Description: A delightful penwork and painted card case. One
side depicts flowers and the other an oriental boy in a typical
"chinoiserie" garden: it has a pavilion, an enormous leafy
plant, the end of a grotto, and a huge ho-ho bird. (see Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies, and Society, 1700--1880
Antigone Clarke & Joseph O'Kelly, ISBN: 0764316885 chapter
Size: 3.8"x2.5". 9.5x6cm.
Condition: Wear on
original varnish. Small chip inside lip.
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