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19thC Peranakan Lacquer Chanab

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A hexagonal Peranakan or Straits Chinese lacquer chanab (and cover), carved and gilded with panels of an altar garniture and various courtly figures, the feet supported on Buddhistic lions. Height: 24 cm., width: 32 cm., depth: 12 cm. 19th cent.

The chanab itself is in excellent condition having been preserved by its cover. There are two losses to the pierced decoration on the middle and right sections of the apron visible in photo 2. Some rubbing to the exposed lower section. The cover has minor chips and wear to the gilding and the top surface has lifted slightly at one end. No other damages.