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.
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 antique auction.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.
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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)