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A selection of lacquer boxes



BOX ONE

This box is very special. It has the crest of the MacGregor family on the lid (an 'antique crowned lion') and the motto 'Ard Cholle' (the woody hill). The box is in exceptional condition, with no ...


BOX TWO

Another box in exceptional condition. This one is quite different in style to the previous one, with a very ornate exterior lid showing a lakeside scene in superbly crisp gilding. This box is 'as ...


BOX THREE

A quite different style of box, which is in good condition for its age, circa 1880. There are some small areas of loss to the lacquer, as can be seen in the photos. Very nice gilded lake scene to the ...


BOX FOUR

Another box in exceptional condition. This one shows a scene on the lid of children at play around a pavilion. There is only slight rubbing to the gilding on the lid. Another box in extremely good ...


BOX FIVE

This box is again in outstanding condition. It has an extensive lakeside scene with boats, people and pagodas. Only very slight wear to the gilding. Inside there are four lacquer boxes plus a full set ...


BOX SIX

A superb octagonal box. Domed lid, with central gilded scene of a family group on a terrace with views of pagodas and distant lakes. A beautiful box, on four claw feet, which displays very well ...


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