Monumental Wedding Chest

1880
$7,480 USD
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Dimensions
W: 33.5" D: 21.5" H: 39.75"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
PD24175476
Estimated Shipping
$745

This 19th century stacked chest from Shanxi, China was commissioned to commemorate the wedding of a new bride and likely given as part of her dowry. It's meticulous design carved with a detailed lattice pattern is a tribute to her family’s elegance and good taste. Two people would have carried the box with a long pole inserted through the round iron hardware attached to the carved triangular frame.

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