przmtz, Cam & Pete's Treasures,

Circa: 1920's
Condition: Vintage Very good
Size: 12 3/4 inches wide and 7 1/2 inches deep and 6 1/4 inches tall
Type: Bride's Box - Chinese, 1920's pigskin
Country of Origin: CN
Large and beautiful Chinese Brides Box. The outside of the Box is Pigskin with Oriental Birds and Bamboo designs all over it. The box is 12 3/4 inches wide and 7 1/2 inches deep and 6 1/4 inches tall. The box was purchased some years ago at an Antique Sale from an Antique Dealer who said it was her Aunts, and she had owned the box for years also. The box does have some rubbing on it, and age yellowing on one side, but not real Damage, as in tears to the pigskin, and it is Old and has been used. The inside of the box has blue cotton lining, and the outside has stitching with what appears to be 'gut'. There is a brass lock plate and a sliding lock mechanism with the key sliders also. The box is lovely, and there are 2 brass handles on the sides of the box.

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