19thc Chinese Chanab / Temple Box

19thc Chinese Chanab / Temple Box


An interesting and beautifully carved antique Chinese Chanab from the Straights Settlements. In black and red laquer with guilded highlights to the detailed carvings of the deities and the traditional garden scenes. These temple offering boxes boxes were used in traditional ceremonies of worship in the home. 

Size: 37 cm x 21 cm

Condition: Serious damage by a  mouse to two of the corners of the lower platform, as can be seen in the photographs. One of the characters is mssing a nose, but the carved panels are otherwise in very good condition.. 


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