Asian Art Online Auction

April 30, 2015

LOT 126

Lot 126

Huali Document Box, Early 20th Century

Huali Document Box, Early 20th Century
Lot 126 Details
Huali Document Box, Early 20th Century

The rectangular shaped box with smooth, flat sides and hinged cover
2.6" x 12" x 6.4" — 6.5 x 30.5 x 16.3 cm.

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $60
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Chinese Scholar Objects from a Toronto Collector. Purchased in Hong Kong during the 1980's.


age cracks along the base, some shrinkage to cover panel, especially the back section; colour and patina a very even dark honey tone

LOT 126

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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