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19th Century Chinese Shanxi Carved Two-Drawer Cabinet

19th Century Chinese Shanxi Carved Two-Drawer Cabinet


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1400472

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Chinese Shanxi 2-Drawer Cabinet, a sturdy and broad traditional altar coffer cabinet from Shanxi Province. Constructed of Elm (Yumu) having a wood plank top, two large drawers with a repeating pattern of hexagonal honeycomb flower blossoms and chased brass center tab pulls, beneath the drawers is a hidden storage compartment fronted by three floral relief carved panels, the top extends beyond sides of the cabinet forming spandrels with decorative floral relief carving, and a lovely pierced carved apron beneath, depicting a pair of Lion Dogs and ribbons with a book on center, covered overall with the original finish of translucent red and brown lacquer accentuating the detailed carving. Condition: Large split to top planks, natural wear to finish, rich patina, overall fine condition. Dimensions: 33-3/4 in. High x 42-1/4 in. Wide x 29 in. Deep. Weight: 69.5 lbs. Qing Dynasty, Late 19th century.