Unusual Japanese parquetry jewelry or valuables box from the Taisho-Early Showa Period (1912-1945) in wonderful original condition. Abstract geometric zelkova wood inlaid surfaces with inset panels of "cracked porcelain" mosaic designs on the doors. One replaced drawer pull.
Antique Scandinavian hand painted pine pantry box circa 1850-1890. Very good condition with some expected paint loss from use. Feather, flower and vine designs. Measures 10 inches wide by 5 inches deep and 4.25 inches high.
Antique bride's box with assorted hand painted animals circa 1900. The charming menagerie includes bears, rabbits, owls, boars, ducks and deer in a forest setting. Measures 14 inches wide by 7.75 inches deep by 6 inches high. Very good condition with some natural use wear on top surface and minor paint loss.
Japanese late Edo period painted lacquer box circa 1860-70. Hand painted scenes of an Edo (Tokyo) harbor market with buyers examining wares, including a Westerner; also depicted are a scribe, a noodle-maker, a porter, a priest, and saki drinkers. Measures 10.5 inches wide, 7.5 inches deep and 4.5 inches high.
Small antique multi drawer cabinet for collections of small objects (stamps, coins, intaglios, specimens, etc). Chippendale style, made circa 1840. Original red wash surface, bracket base, 21 drawers with one. It appears to have 22 drawers, but one is a double drawer. The double drawer is 5" W x 7.5" D x 2" H on the inside; and the other 21 are 5" W x 7.5" D x .75" H on the inside. The case measures 18" H x 14" W x 9" D. Excellent condition. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com