Chinese Elmwood Lacquered Altar Front ca 1800

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Architectural Elements: Pre 1800: Item # 652105
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
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103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901

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Rare large Chinese temple altar front-made of elmwood-covered with gilt and red lacquer--currently has a bamboo shade back drop that was added much later-easily detached to expand depth of piece to accommodate larger sculpture--currently 64 inches high-48 inches wide and 14 inches deep-wear to lacquer on base-some of top carving reglued-piece is complete and stunning-ca 1800-tongue and groove construction-hand carved beautifully