Pair Late Qing Chinese Dowry Marriage Brass Bound Red Lacquer Chest Cabinets



2021-02-22 12:26:19

  • Fine Pair Rare Late Qing Dynasty Antique Chinese Dowry Wedding Marriage Brass Bound Red Lacquer Two Door Chest Cabinets.
  • With small front double doors on each.
  • Featuring beautiful brass bounded corners & fixtures.
  • With brass carry handles on the side and front.
  • Made from wood with red lacquer finish.
  • Origin from China.
  • The red lacquer is a resin made from the sap of the Rhus verniciflua tree. Lacquer has a long history in Chinese furniture and has been used for over 2000 years. 
  • A feature that you will especially love are the brass butterfly hinges.
  • It has the original paper lining inside.
  • They are relatively light making them easy to carry around, unwrapped weight around 10kg each approximate
  • So practical & beautiful.
  • Superb for you to display and use in your business shop home interior living room area.
  • Very rare and highly sought after.
  • Hand crafted.
  • Circa late Qing Dynasty early 20th century. 
  • Provenance acquired from a fine auction antiques sale lot 171 on 16th February 2021. 
  • Condition report. 
  • Offered in overall fine used worn condition.
  • Having various charming patina noticeable wear, tear, scratches, stains, warping, distressed fading to the wood, chips in places, some brass mounts are missing commensurate with usage & old age.  
  • 1 new brass Chinese leaf latch locking pin has been fitted on each.
  • Also some repairs have been made to some brass mounts with new brass stud pins being fitted.
  • International buyers worldwide shipping is available please ask for a quote. 
  • Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou. 
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of each chest cabinet approximate

22.04" High (56cm)
16.53" Depth (42cm) 
30.31" Width (77cm)

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