Asian Art Auction

June 09 - 14, 2018

LOT 533

Lot 533

A Burlwood Scholar’s Box, 19th Century

A Burlwood Scholar’s Box, 19th Century
Lot 533 Details
A Burlwood Scholar’s Box, 19th Century

十九世紀 瘿木文具盒

The shallow hinged box fixed with a yellow brass ‘ruyi’ hasp
2 x 11.7 x 6.5 in — 5.2 x 29.6 x 16.5 cm

Estimate $1,200-$1,800

Realised: $2,040
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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A Burlwood Scholar’s Box, 19th Century
  • A Burlwood Scholar’s Box, 19th Century

Property of a Canadian banker, who lived and purchased in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Tokyo in the 1980s and 90s.


Proceeds to benefit the Ontario Arts Foundation.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 533

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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