Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East

Antique Chinese Boxwood Basket Toggle, Qing Dy

Antique Chinese Boxwood Basket Toggle, Qing Dy


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1367680

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DESCRIPTION: A fine Chinese boxwood water-well basket toggle, intricately carved in an acorn shape with a realistic and detailed basket weave pattern with carved wood rim. The arched overhead handle has a free-carved wood ring attached; the interior is hollowed out. Excellent condition, a beautiful toggle, 19th C. For a similar example see: Schuyler Cammann, Substance and Symbol in Chinese Toggles, #188, p.228. DIMENSIONS: 1-3/4” high.