Pair Late Qing Chinese Dowry Marriage Brass Bound Red Lacquer Box Chests
- Fine Pair Rare Late Qing Dynasty Antique Chinese Dowry Wedding Marriage Brass Bound Red Lacquer Two Door Box 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.
- 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)