Lot n° 135
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Large rectangular medicine chest made of... - Lot 135 - Lynda Trouvé
Large rectangular medicine chest made of exotic wood richly carved with peonies and foliage motifs in the center. It opens to a flap revealing five drawers with removable compartments decorated on the front with ideograms on red paper. Roll-up base carved on all sides with peonies and foliage. Small pull handle in the shape of a stylized Thô symbol. Indochina, circa 1920. Height: 39 cm. Width: 39 cm. Depth: 25 cm. (Accidents and misses).
Provenance: Albert Sallet fonds (1877-1948). Military doctor in Indochina. Co-founder in 1913 of the Association des amis du Vieux Hué with Léopold Cadière, from the Foreign Missions of Paris. Corresponding member of the École française d'Extrême-Orient. After leaving the Army, he became Curator of the Cham Art Museum in Tourane until 1931, then Curator of the Georges-Labit Museum in Toulouse.
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