Lacquered Two Door Noodle Cabinet

c. 1850
$4,880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 33.5" D: 18.75" H: 65.75"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJDD053
Estimated Shipping
$488

This mid-19th century two door cabinet from China's Hebei province is still coated in a lustrous black lacquer finish after nearly two centuries of use. A laborious process, lacquer must be applied slowly, brushed on in long fluid motions. A high-quality finish takes upwards of thirty coats, making a cabinet such as this time-consuming and costly. Once glossy and even, the cabinet's original lacquer is now beautifully aged with a crazed texture and traces of hand-painted decoration. The cabinet has a timeless beauty with clean lines, brass hardware, and rounded moldings that resemble noodles and give the design its unique name.

Additional Dimensions:
Top Shelf: 27.75"W x 12.75"D x 18.5"H
Bottom Shelf: 27.75"W x 13.25"D x 26.75"H
Drawers: 9.5"W x 12"D x 6.5"H

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