Pair of Low Floral Painted Cabinets

c. 1850
$9,800 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 38.25" D: 18.0" H: 35.5"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Collection #
DVA040
Estimated Shipping
$688

This pair of low 19th century Chinese chests features finely rendered paintings of flowers and birds amidst a garden landscape over a rich hand-applied black lacquer finish. It is likely the chests would have originally been used to store clothing, incense or other personal items in a woman's sleeping quarters. They are connected to low platforms whose aprons are painted with dragons, representing strength and pearls for wisdom that protected the cabinets and their contents from moisture.

Additional Dimensions
Top shelf: 36.75"W x 15.25"D x 12.75"H
Bottom shelf: 35.75"W x 15.75"D x 19.5"H
Opening: 31.25"D x 25.25"H

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