18th Century Red and Gilt Lacquered Trunk

c. 1750
$6,880 USD
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W: 27.0" D: 18.5" H: 16.75"
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For over 250 years - through many turbulent years of Chinese history - this red lacquered trunk has remained in beautiful condition. The low trunk is made of hide lacquered in a brilliant red, which has gained a fantastic crackled texture, punctuated by its original brass hardware. The front is painted with detailed courtyard scenes depicting a wealthy merchant with his attendants, and the sides are decorated with intricate scrollwork. Mounted on custom steel legs, this vibrant trunk becomes a captivating end table.

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