ANTIQUE CHINESE BOW CASE, 18th century

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Very rare, Qing Dynasty, Chinese Bow Case, circa 18th century.
DETAILS: made of heavy hide covered with purple silk velvet and black leather applications, decorated with gilded brass mounts. The actual color of the fabric is purple red, but on some pictures the fabric appears red due to the strong lighting and shine in the silk velvet. Only on two pictures the color is true.
REFERENSES: almost identical Bow Case is published in “ A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone, page 136, Figure 174, No 8.
MEASUREMENTS: 52,5cm (20 ½ in) long and 33cm (13 in) wide.
CONDITION: The Bow Case is in very good condition considering its age.

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Item Details

Reference #:
ES284
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
18th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
very good
Material