Chinese Two-Door Elmwood Chest

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This handsome elmwood chest was handcrafted over a hundred years ago according traditional Chinese woodworking techniques. Using neither screws, nails or glue, a skilled woodworker fashioned the chest to be sturdy and to seamlessly unite the elements into an elegant whole. The chest exhibits a pleasing rusticity that can only be obtained over time.

Additional dimensions
Top shelf: 27" W x 15" D x 9.75" H
Bottom shelf: 27" W x 15" D x 11.75" H.

Details
Of the Period
Qing
Place of Origin
China
Date of Manufacture
1850
Period
Mid-19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Brass
Elm
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages.
Dimensions
30.5 in. H x 31.5 in. W x 20.5 in. D
77 cm H x 80 cm W x 52 cm D
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU82008190003
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2006
Located in Chicago, IL

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