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Antique Korean Chest with Intricate Engravings


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Furniture: Pre 1920: Item # 1251367
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Emeryville, CA 94608
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Stunning Korean chest, adorned with a great deal of wonderfully engraved brass hardware, with a large hinged upper compartment. It features brass pyramid studding along the top, bottom, and sides, a large brass hinge in the very center with two birds flying above a frolicking doe, with three long brass plate hinges on either side engraved with leaves, flowers, birds, and deer. There is a large bottom front handle with a cherry blossom held into place by two bird shaped backings, and two upper handles engraved with lucky bats, mounted on large backings engraved with roosters. The top center has a heavy rectangular lock engraved with flora. Key is included with a bright tassle decoration. Size: 41" height, 34.7" width, 18.25" depth