This antique Chinese hand painted pigskin covered box is in good condition, but does exhibit some wear which is consistent with age and normal use, as shown. The tanned pigskin leather covering the box has been hand stitched and is hand painted. There is some fading, discoloration, and wear / scuffing to the leather surface, especially the top of the box, as shown in the photographs. The brass hardware is in good condition, is securely attached, and functions as intended. The interior of the chest is lined in blue silk fabric. The front of the box depicts two people crossing an arched bridge over a river, with a house set into a hillside in the background. The box measures 13″ wide, 6″ tall, and 7 1/2 from front to back. The hinge to the box’s lid is sound and functions properly. Please review all of the photographs for additional condition reporting. Thank you for looking. The item “Antique Chinese Export Hand Painted Pigskin Sewing Box Jewelry Chest Brass 13W” is in sale since Sunday, February 2, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “rustdustpatinaverdigris” and is located in Woodstown, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Canada.
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Pigskin, Wood, Lacquer, & Brass
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Primarily Green
- Type: Boxes