Gilt Decorated Chinese Export Lacquer Sewing Box, 19th century, eight-sided oblong box with hinged lid, the interior fitted with compartmented lift-out tray containing carved ivory sewing implements, lower center drawer, the black lacquer exterior decorated with a courtyard with figures, butterflies, and flowers, two side brass swing handles, carved paw feet, (minor losses, minor gilt wear), ht. 5 3/4, wd. 10, lg. 14 in. Small looses to edge on top of drawer, back cover edges.