Revere Auctions
Live Auction

January Day 1: Around the World in 365 Lots

Tue, Jan 24, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 79

Chinese Agate & Serpentine Box

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Chinese agate and serpentine box carved along all sides and with a charming agate buddha finial and brass fittings. With four round agate feet.
Height: 4 in x width: 6 1/2 in x depth: 3 1/2 in.


The item is in fair vintage condition. Heavy wear throughout. Dust collected to the surface, consistent with age. There are several scattered areas with cracks and losses, including the top carving, the underside of the lid, the feet, and the interior of the box. Under UV light, there are several areas with glue residue visible along the metal components, possible restoration. Metal erosion to the metal components, as expected. The lid is not attached. Feet are loosely attached. There are several scattered recessed areas that are discolored dark. To the interior of the box, there is an approx. 1 1/4 inches long red accretion. The top carving is not attached to the box. Wear to the underside, consistent with age and use. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay