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Carved wood cardholder from China.Like to know more about it. There is signature inside the box.

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Posted 7 years ago

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I received this box in 1960 from an old lady who loved going to auctions. There is a signature inside that may be the name of the previous owner or the artist that carved the piece. I like to know what period this piece belongs and what type of wood were used for these pieces.

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  1. suzizheng suzizheng, 6 years ago
  2. arielladesings, 6 years ago
    This is not the same or a very similar cardholder that I just sold in auction at I. M. Chait in Los Angeles.
    I inherited to from my stepmother who loved to buy in auctions in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    I believe that the ink signature inside is the name of the carver. Anyway, these are
    unique pieces, that represent an era long gone.
  3. arielladesings, 6 years ago
    Sorry, I forgot to mention the wood is sandalwood. The pieces are from late 1800, hand carved.

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