One of a pair of trunks

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One of a pair of trunks

Price: 1,200.00

Ref: A1603

One of a pair of early 20thC Mongolian lift top trunks.
The fronts are decorated with a pair of Mongoose , spitting precious jewels on to a flaming offering plate .
To the sides a half drawn pair of curtains .
The second trunk is in a more distressed state .
Symbolicly in Mongolian culture ,the Mongoose skin is a vessle for the storage of precious things , and in this case the precious things are the jewels of Buddhism, being served up on to a treasure vase .

59 x 36 x 37 cm each