UH80030 Chinese Document Box, the wood box covered in pig skin which has been tanned, stitched and lacquered in a rich translucent red color, overall simple rectangular form, the cover hinged with a set rectangular shaped brass hinges to the box, the front with ruyi form lock hinge with double pin for a traditional Chinese bar shaped lock, against a stylized quatrefoil ruyi form plate, with suspended bail handless with quatrefoil escutcheons on each end.
Measuring; 5-3/4 in. high x 13-7/8 in. long x 8 in. deep.
Condition: minor signs of wear and use, one small burn mark on the right side top edge, otherwise fine.
Late Qing Dynasty, 19th century.

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