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19th Century Chinese Camphor Wood and Leather Trunk with Hand-Painted Flowers



A 19th century Chinese camphor wood chest. This antique Chinese camphor wood trunk features a beautifully hand-painted flower motif on it's leather covered exterior, adorn with a decorative trimming of nail heads, and brass bound edges. The chest retains it's original hardware. Most of these Chinese camphor-wood chests were originally used by westerners (traders, sea captains, military men) in the early 1800's to carry tea, silks and porcelain from China to European destinations.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.75 in. (27.31 cm)Width: 25.75 in. (65.41 cm)Depth: 13 in. (33.02 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading. Normal wear throughout consistent with age and use--perfect for the look. Please see the various additional photos for further condition details.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Accessories #9021stDibs: LU87649283651

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  • Shipping
    $175 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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