× Bidding has ended on this item.

Woodland Estate Auction Closed (#1020795)

Back To Catalog

13.00%  Buyer's Premium
This Auction Uses Proxy Bidding.

"Pao Chai" Heirloom Porcelain Music Box

  Lot # 78
Listing Image
Payment Options Seller Accepts Credit Cards

Beauties of the Red Mansion Heirloom Porcelain music box featuring "Pao Chai", the first issue of this collection. Made by Ardleigh-Elliot. Maker's mark on the bottom reads "Premier issue in the Beauties of the Red Mansion Heirloom Porcelain Music Box Collection, Music from Emperor's Waltz, No. B9399, (c)1999 Ardleigh Elliott 74041". The music box is crafted of fine porcelain and adorned with hand-applied, old-world glaze and hand-applied 22k gold. The lid is topped with a hand-painted sculptural fan. Comes with certificate of authenticity and original literature. Measures approximately 4.5" tall with lid, 5.5" wide at the handles, with a base diameter of 2". The music plays loud and clear. Great condition. Paraphrased from the included literature: The epic novel 'A Dream of Red Mansions' is acclaimed among China's most celebrated cultural achievements. The artwork inspired by this eighteenth-century romantic novel represents some of China's most impressive artistry.

Lot # 78
System ID # 1109093
End Date
Start Date