A huang huali writing box of rectangular form, with an overhanging hinge top. The interior with a removable tray and various compartments, a large hinged door to a middle space, all above a lower drawer mounted with original handle and escutcheon. Most probably made in Guangdong for the Western export market.
Mid 18th century.
21 x 13.5 x 7.5 in (53 x 34 x 19cm)