Intricately carved all over in high relief. The hinged cover with a scrolled border and set with an ogival cartouche containing a temple with pavilions and figures amid trees.
Similar scenes to the face, reverse and sides. Two figure chip losses to cover - one with loss of head - other with loss of headgear.
Small split to underside corner of cover - through to inside. Other areas of minor wear to high spots. Lock present but no key. 10 1/2 (26.5 cm) wide. 4 7/16 (11.2 cm) deep.3 3/8 (8.6 cm) high. The item "CHINESE CANTON CARVED SANDALWOOD BOX & HINGED LID 19th CENTURY" is in sale since Monday, March 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Boxes". The seller is "valleyrich" and is located in Poole. This item can be shipped worldwide.