Rare Chinese Wood Tea Box Intricate White Jadeite Open Work Carving Top with Provenance. Box is early 1900’s – Made of Fruitwood or possibly Zitan Wood due to the same color and pattern characteristics – measures 3 1/2″ on each side and 2 3/4″ High. White Open Work Hand Carved Jadeite Piece is early 19th C or late 18th C and is of very fine quality. The Jadeite is GIA evaluated and verified. See pictures for details. From the estate of Dr. Wojciech Maria Wojtek Bogdanowicz. Of Madison, WI and Naples, FL. He was born on June 12, 1936 in Warsaw, Poland Wojtek was not only a survivor of WW II but also an Auschwitz survivor. His father, Anthony, a captain in the Polish army, was a victim of the Russian invasion of Poland in 1939 and lost in life at the Katyn Forest. Wojtek could fascinate all with stories of survival as a child during the war. He studies medicine in Poland. His quest brought him to the US in 1962. He first worked at Patterson General Hospital in Patterson, NJ as a pediatric intern. Wojtek became a US citizen shortly after his arrival and was proud of his new homeland. He did his medical residency in Neurosurgery at Dartmouth in Hanover, NH. He practiced one of his lifes passions, Neurosurgery at St. Marys Hospital in Madison for over 35 years and was a pioneer in establishing trauma care at St. Additionally, he was a fierce advocate for his patients and was integral in establishing the first CT scanner at St. He was a kind person with a love for people, art and learning. Wojtek provided specialized medical missionary work around the world. Wojtek was a passionate patron of the arts. He could lecture on art as easily as he could Neurosurgery. He never stopped learning and was intrigued by art until the very end. He was an avid collector from auctions, world travels and his thirst for knowledge. Wojtec acquired this piece on his many travels to China. The item “Rare Chinese Wood Tea Box Intricate White Jadeite Open Work Carving Top” is in sale since Monday, September 13, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes”. The seller is “murf454″ and is located in Bonita Springs, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Region of Origin: China
- Primary Material: Wood
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Dark Wood Tone/White
- Type: Tea Box