Chinese Lacquer Chests (67 results)

Pair of Black Lacquer Chests

Pair of Black Lacquer Chests
Lacquer
A pair of black lacquer chests, of upright form, each with one drawer and a pair of doors, brass fitting, simple form, beautiful color.
Pair of Chinese Lacquered Leather Covered Trunks on Stand
Pair of Chinese Lacquered Leather Covered Trunks o...
Fabric, Iron, Leather
Handsome pair of stacked Chinese lacquered leather covered trunks on a carved wooden Stand. Featuring a rich, dark red lacquer finish with iron metal hardware, handles, and lock plates....
Chest with Thick Red Original Lacquer, Late 18th Century
Chest with Thick Red Original Lacquer, Late 18th C...
Chest with thick red original lacquer and very charming patina. "Shanxi" 1780-1820.
Chinese Export Lacquered Cabinet or Chest
Chinese Export Lacquered Cabinet or Chest
Brass, Wood, Lacquer
Elegant Chinese export cabinet or small chest finished in black lacquer with red lacquer front doors. Features idyllic painted landscape scenes on the front and floral foliate bird scen...
Large 19th Century Chinese Wood and Red Lacquer Storage Chest or Trunk
Large 19th Century Chinese Wood and Red Lacquer St...
Brass, Wood
Measuring 20 x 31 x 10inches this chest will also on a stand make a great coffee table. The chest features a pure design with original shaped and engraved lock plate and handles. It is ...
Antique Low Kang Chinese Chest with Drawers, Doors...
Brass, Wood
A light brown lacquered Chinese low Kang chest or cabinet from the 19th century. This low Kang chest features three drawers above two doors. The drawers open via simple brass ring pul...
Mid-19th Century Chinese Cinnabar Book Chest
Mid-19th Century Chinese Cinnabar Book Chest
Elm, Lacquer
Though it seems unlikely that poison ivy could yield such beauty, traditional Chinese lacquer has long since been made from the toxic sap of a closely related plant. Virtually resistant...
Fine Black Lacquer Chest with Lattice Fret Work Doors

Fine Black Lacquer Chest with Lattice Fret Work Do...
Lacquer
A very refined black lacquer chest with lattice fret work on the pair of doors, two drawers on bottom, brass fitting. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant finished and has been...
Fine Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design

Fine Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
Lacquer
Fine red lacquer chest with gilt motif butterflies design. Elegant and beautiful color.
Chinese Black Lacquered & Stenciled Graduated Five Drawer Chest.  20th Century
Chinese Black Lacquered & Stenciled Graduated Five...
Gold Leaf, Lacquer, Wood
Chinese stenciled and gilt black lacquered graduated five drawer chest with decorative carved figures, landscapes, two secret lower hidden drawers, and terminating on step back carved f...
Black Lacquer Tansu Chest Cabinet, Japanese Meiji ...
Wood
A small beautifully black lacquered tansu chest with original hardware and having seven drawers. Japan, late 19th-early 20th century.
Lacquered Chinoiserie  Chest
Lacquered Chinoiserie Chest
Wood, Lacquer
A beautifully painted lacquer trunk with chinoiserie on three sides and a striking red interior. From Shanxi Province, c. 1900. CST327 abhayatribeca.com 212.431.6931
19th Century Chinese Apothecary Chest
19th Century Chinese Apothecary Chest
Brass, Walnut, Lacquer, Paper
This 19th century walnut chest was originally used by a Chinese pharmacy to organize and store herbal medicines. A statement piece brilliantly constructed with mortise and tenon joinery...
Pair of Fine Red Lacquer Chests with Gilt Motif

Pair of Fine Red Lacquer Chests with Gilt Motif
Lacquer
A pair of fine red lacquer chests with hand-painted gold gilt motif, beautiful color, form and lines.
Cloud and Phoenix Painted Chest

Cloud and Phoenix Painted Chest
Brass, Elm, Lacquer, Paint
This cabinet, comprised of two petite 19th century chests from China's Shanxi province, is incredibly modern in terms of its versatility and can be used in multiple configurations. The ...
Mid-19th Century Chinese Money Chest
Mid-19th Century Chinese Money Chest
Brass, Elm, Lacquer
Secured by brass latches, this elmwood money chest once safeguarded the finances and prized possessions of a Qing-dynasty household. Unlocked, the hinged top folds to an open storage ar...
19th Century Chinese Monumental Wedding Chest
19th Century Chinese Monumental Wedding Chest
Elm, Lacquer
This 19th century stacked chest from Shanxi, China was commissioned to commemorate the wedding of a new bride and likely given as part of her dowry. It's meticulous design carved with a...
19th Century Chinese Red Lacquer Twin Chest
19th Century Chinese Red Lacquer Twin Chest
Brass, Wood, Lacquer
Since traditional 19th century Chinese homes were built without closets, this red lacquer chest would have been used for general storage. The centre of each apron is carved with the sym...
Early 20th Century Chinese Four-Door Red Lacquer C...
Elm, Lacquer
This 19th century chest, hailing out of Northern China, started its life as a storage trunk with a solid lacquered front. Our artisans, skilled in traditional Chinese carpentry and lacq...
Early 20th Century Chinese Four-Door Red Lacquer C...
Elm, Lacquer
This 19th century chest hailing from Northern China started its life as a storage trunk with a solid lacquered front. Our team of craftspeople skilled in the art of traditional Chinese ...
Finely Lacquered Chinese Chest

Finely Lacquered Chinese Chest
Elm
Over 150 years ago, an artisan from Northern China made this stunningly beautiful elmwood chest. Although the form is a classic one, the fine details make this chest unique. It has bras...
Pair of Red Lacquer Chests

Pair of Red Lacquer Chests
Lacquer
A pair of beautiful red lacquer chests with two drawers and a pair of doors, brass fitting.
Chinese Two-Door Two-Drawer Red Lacquer Chest
Chinese Two-Door Two-Drawer Red Lacquer Chest
Elm
This 19th century chest, hailing out of Northern China, started its life as a storage trunk with a solid lacquered front. Artisans, skilled in traditional Chinese carpentry and lacquer ...
19th Century Chinese Apothecary Chest
19th Century Chinese Apothecary Chest
Elm
With ten drawers this well preserved chest is a unique example. Unlike most apothacary chests this one has a low profile. Each drawer has nine compartments historically used to store he...
Chinese Cordovan Lacquer Chest

Chinese Cordovan Lacquer Chest
Brass, Elm
Over century and a half ago, an artisan from China’s Anhui Province carved this chest out of the finest elmwood. At first glance it has a beautiful simplicity, but subtle details make t...
Pair of Chinese Low Two-Door Chests
Pair of Chinese Low Two-Door Chests
Elm
In a traditional northern Chinese home, chests like these would have been placed at the sides of a raised platform, called a kang, which was a sleeping and living area. They would have ...
Late 19th Century Qing Dynasty Shanghai Red Lacquered Bedside Chest
Late 19th Century Qing Dynasty Shanghai Red Lacque...
Unknown
Elm
Late 19th century Qing dynasty red lacquered Southern Chinese elm Shanghai bedside chest with brass hardware.
Turn of the Century Qing Dynasty Black Lacquered Beijing Bedside Chest
Turn of the Century Qing Dynasty Black Lacquered B...
Unknown
Elm
Turn of the century Qing dynasty Beijing black lacquered Southern Chinese elm bedside chests (one available).
Chinese Red Lacquered Side Chest with Restoration
Chinese Red Lacquered Side Chest with Restoration
Elm, Lacquer
This Chinese side chest is made from red lacquered elmwood and has been fully restored. It features two drawers and a shelf for storage.
Antique Red & Black Lacquer Chinese Scholar's Book...
Lacquer, Softwood
Covered in rich black & red lacquer, of rectangular form with square corners, the fine scholar’s cabinets with a pair of paneled doors, fitted with oval shaped brass lock plate, opening...
Chinese Lacquered Tall Cabinet Chest with Flower P...
Unknown
Stone, Wood
Dated to early 19th century Chinese lacquer tall cabinet with flower panels and dream stones inset. It has three drawers. all original hardware still intact except for the middle drawer...
Red Lacquered Wood Trunk, China, Late 19th Century
Red Lacquered Wood Trunk, China, Late 19th Century...
Brass, Wood
An antique red lacquered wood trunk or chest with original brass hardware from China. Guangxu period, 1875-1908.
Chinese Cinnabar Offering Table

Chinese Cinnabar Offering Table
Elm
To refresh its clean lines and great proportions, we’ve added a coat of rich cinnabar to this handsome chest’s original lacquer finish. Made circa 1900, the chest was skillfully constru...
Early 20th Century Chinese Four Seasons Coffer
Early 20th Century Chinese Four Seasons Coffer
Pine, Lacquer, Paint
Each front panel of this 19th century coffer depicts a flower signifying one of the four seasons, a group of blossoms celebrated for centuries in Chinese art and culture. Traditionally,...
Early 20th Century Chinese Red Gilt Lacquered Cabi...
Elm, Lacquer
This early 20th century Chinese cabinet from Fujian province features finely gilt painted doors adorned with birds and flowering branches. Each scene is framed in lacquer embedded with ...
Pair of 19th Century Red Lacquer Country Stools, C...
Wood
A pair of antique stools from Northern China. Beautiful red lacquer stool has wonderful, rustic country charm. With drawer and secret compartment under the drawer, the stool is also a c...
Massive Chinese Ancestral Shrine and Cabinet

Massive Chinese Ancestral Shrine and Cabinet
Elm
Made from black and red lacquered Elm Wood, this shrine is multifunctional as both a display and storage cabinet. The top piece is decorated with segmented cloud-form openwork panels...
Pair of Early 17th Century Chinese Ming Painted Co...
Brass, Elm, Lacquer, Paint
Seamlessly constructed and lacquered black, this pair of spectacular Ming-dynasty compound cabinets provided the perfect blank canvas for painted scenes of figures and horses in a garde...
Mid-19th Century Chinese Garden of Cultivation Cof...
Elm, Lacquer, Paint
Referencing the 16th century Garden of Cultivation in Suzhou province, this chest’s painted panels depict an intimate interpretation of this inspirational site. The actual garden epitom...
19th Century Chinese Five-Drawer Two-Door Coffer
Brass, Elm, Lacquer
Centuries ago, this handsome coffer may have served as the family storage chest for embroidered silks or formal clothing. This piece was made in Tianjin, China and was possibly commissi...
Chinese Gilt Lacquered Avian Coffer
Chinese Gilt Lacquered Avian Coffer
Elm, Paint
The gilt gold paint against the polished black of the lacquered elmwood makes a striking contrast. The four front panels are each painted with an auspicious bird: the hawk symbolizes be...
Mongolian Bamboo Season Painted Chest
Mongolian Bamboo Season Painted Chest
Elm, Paint
This painted chest has a charming rustic simplicity that modern furniture designers often try to replicate. Wear and patina can only be developed with time—it was made long ago in China...
Oriental Style Paint Decorated and Lacquered Chest
Oriental Style Paint Decorated and Lacquered Chest...
Oriental style paint decorated and lacquered chest, ebonized chest with red trim and doors with mustard yellow painted apron drawers with tree branches and the doors with a mountain riv...
Elmwood Tall Double Door Black Lacquered Chest fro...
This Chinese 20th century tall chest featuring a double door was made with black lacquered elmwood. The chest showcases a refined rectangular shape with two doors, five large drawers an...
Japanese Big Antique Red Lacquered Bamboo Storage Chest, Meiji Period
Japanese Big Antique Red Lacquered Bamboo Storage ...
Leather
Found during our recent Japanese Acquisition travels. Unusual Japanese antique red lacquered woven bamboo storage chest, Meiji period, 19th century. Complete with original embosse...
Red Lacquer Antique Chinese Chest, Solid Single Bo...
Wood
This gorgeous cinnabar lacquered chest is named the Harmony Chest for the Chinese Harmony God featured on its front. The deity of harmony is depicted here riding on mythical animal Qi L...
Fine Lacquer Chest with Gold Gilt Motif

Fine Lacquer Chest with Gold Gilt Motif
Very elegant chest, of upright form, black lacquer with red lacquer doors muted gold gilt flowers motif on the front side, brass fitting. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant fi...
19th Century Chinese Two-Door Two-Drawer Red Lacqu...
Elm
This 19th century chest hailing out of Northern China started its life as a storage trunk with a solid lacquered front. Artisans skilled in traditional Chinese carpentry reconfigured it...
19th Century Chinese Four Door Red Lacquer Chest
Elm
This 19th century chest, hailing out of Northern China, started its life as a storage trunk with a solid lacquered front. Artisans, skilled in traditional Chinese carpentry and lacquer ...
19th Century Red Lacquer Harmony Chest, with Singl...
Wood
This gorgeous red lacquered chest is so named for the Chinese harmony god featured on its front. "He He", the deity of harmony is depicted here riding on mythical animal Qi Lin holding ...
Mustard Side Chest

Mustard Side Chest
Three-door mustard lacquer side chest with new interior shelf and hardware can be placed next to a bed with a lamp and accessories on top.
Gansu Gray Chest

Gansu Gray Chest
Gray lacquered chest with clean lines and orange highlights on the doors would make a statement at the end of a hallway or small entry way, Gansu, China. New hardware.
Black Two-Drawer Chest

Black Two-Drawer Chest
Two-drawer black lacquer side chest with exposed wood edges and straight bottom skirt. New interior shelf and hardware, China, circa 1920s. Some wear.
Orange Asian Low Chest, TV Stand, Solid wood
Orange Asian Low Chest, TV Stand, Solid wood
Wood
A special low table/chest that is lacquered in the unique color of orange. The solid wood piece has 4 full length drawers and an open space. It makes a great TV stand with cable box tu...
Gray Beijing Chest

Gray Beijing Chest
Two-door gray lacquer Beijing chest with exposed wood edges is an elegant side chest to place next to a bed or a sofa. Middle bar removes for easy interior access, with new shelf and ha...
Antique Low Kang Chest with a Natural Patina from ...
Wood
A Chinese 19th century low Kang chest displaying a natural patina and a light brown lacquer. This chest showcases a rectangle shape with an overhanging top and a recessed panel on its f...
Green Beijing Chest

Green Beijing Chest
Beautifully grained two-drawer elmwood Beijing chest with mint green lacquer finish can bring in fresh color to living room or bedroom. Middle bar removes for easy interior access. New ...
19th Century Chinese Keeper's Chest
19th Century Chinese Keeper's Chest
Elm
This 19th century chest from Northern China was designed as a large bank to collect and hold monetary savings. The slot in the removable board on the top allows coins to be inserted and...
Chinese Petite Butterfly Jewelry Chest
Chinese Petite Butterfly Jewelry Chest
Elm, Paint
This late 19th century miniature tapered keepsake cabinet would have been kept in a woman's quarters, likely as a jewelry chest. Wonderfully feminine butterfly hardware dominates the fr...
Early 19th Century Red and Black Chest with Very O...
Wood
An early 19th century chest with very old original paintings. This beautiful chest features 18 painted panels. Each of the panel depicts an auspicious symbol, which is to bring a cer...