Acquired from an estate in Southern, Ohio. This listing is for a fabulous ca. 1850 - 1890, Chinoiserie Black Lacquer Papier Mache Folding Shelves. Two shelves with fold out sides that hook to the shelves. Super Hand painted oriental scene of an important person riding on horseback, with attendants marching across a bridge, followed by another person on horseback in the center. With a castle temple scene above. It measures approx. 13 1/2" h x 20" w. Scalloped edge cut out at the top and bottom with two shelves. Each person has a white enamel painted face with gold clothing and red flag. Signed or marked in the center bottom with a gold circle with an insect an asian writing. The gold and enamel has wear and crazing from age, but for the most part still bright with very little fade or flaking. Small chip and repair on the back side upper corner, otherwise a great chinoiserie folding shelf. See photos, email with any questions. Shipping is usps priority $ 10.55 plus insurance. We accept check, money order, paypal, visa and master card. International bidders shipping will be fedex or ups, email for quote. International bidders paypal only (No Exceptions). We will not falsify customs forms so do not ask. If you do not agree to these terms please do not bid. Thank you for viewing this listing, see our other auctions for more Chinoiserie Papier Mache items from this fine collection.
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