All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1128140 (stock #CCM16)
DESCRIPTION: A Korean Bandaji (or clothing/blanket chest) with elm-root front panels and dovetailed, single-board red pine sides and top, dating from c. 1850, Chosun Dynasty. Large, original wrought iron fittings decorate the front and corners including a large center sunburst design and pairs of chickens and roosters along the bottom. As typical of bandaji chests, it opens using a hinged drop-front rather than top lid. The interior has ample storage space plus a shelf and two small drawers...