A very fine Tibetan clothing/blanket chest. The finish is all original. The lacquer work is applied to a very fine linen cloth that is affixed to the wood as is the traditional Tibetan practice. The metal fillings are also original.
One fitting professionally reattached. Some minor wear of use around edges. Solid
Dimensions: Height-29 inches, Width--58 inches, Depth--18 3/4 inches
A fine 18th century coffer circa 1780. This type cabinet was frequently used by scholarly individuals as book cabinets, books and written material being very highly prized.
The coffer has been restored with most of the original finish has been maintained.
Dimensions: 501/2 X 153/4 X 311/2 inches high
A Spirit Screen from Soosuz Provence.
Original finish. Complete withno parts missing. Very good condition
Spirit screens are placed a few feet back from an entrance so the person entering must turn to right or left when entering. This a precaution against evil spirits that are believed to travel only in a straight line.
A very fine and intricately carved mid 19th century elmwood cabinet circa 1860. It is known as an " eight immortals" cabinet. The cabinet features detail carved images of both the eight immortals of Chinese history along with the symbols for each carved in a panel of the cabinet. The panels at the sides and front are removable. Really beautiful wood. The original finish is a deep golden brown.
Dimensions: 55 1/4 X 23 34 X 77 3/8 inches high
A Very Fine Pair of 18th Century Chinese Rose Chairs.
No breakage. nice wear of use on foot rest and some at the arm rests. Pair have been cleaned and polished with bees wax.
Dimensions: 21 X 17.5 X 27 3/4 inches high
A Very Fine Ladies Day Bed. Circa 1890
Woven cane base and rotating rests at the ends. Disassembles into 6 pieces. The back panel, The rotating end pieces, The two keepers for end pieces, The Base.
Made of Elm Wood, Walnut and Blackwood
Dimensions of Platform: Height-- 20 inches , Depth--29 inches Width- 68 inches
Dimensions with Back Panel and Rotating Arm Rests Attached: Height at Back--30 1/2 , Height at sides--27 inches
A Chinese Qing Dynasty are and calligraphy table. Circa 1880
Finished completely in the round being exact design and finish on both sides.
The frame is elmwood. The carved inserts are black wood. The top is a floating panel made of rosewood.
Dimensions: Height 34 inches, Width 28 inches, Length 73 1/4 inches
A Monumental Virgin Mahogany Louis XV Armoire Bordelaise
Armoire made from solid and beautifully patinaed virgin Honduran Mahogany. This majestic antique consists of an arched and tiered cornice sitting upon an arched fašade providing an elegant pair of double paneled contoured arched doors. The doors featuring exquisite hand-carved intricate detail of Floral & Foliage.
The doors open to a very large storage compartment with 8 adjustable shelves (all shelves not pictured).
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