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Korean Tansu Elmwood Cabinet, Early 20th Century

$2,200

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Korean Tansu Elmwood cabinet, 20th Century Korean Tansu Nong Bandaji wedding chests or cabinet made of elmwood lacking the usual brass ornate decoration that the older ones normally possess. This piece was probably a more modern, simple design without the brass decoration. The Korean name bandaji (literally meaning ""half closing"") derives from the hinged door in the front of this chest. This type of chest was one of the most essential, and most commonly found, pieces of furniture in a Korean household. Clothes, documents and valuables would be stored inside while folded blankets would be placed on top during the day (which explains why it is called a ""blanket chest"" in English). Slight separation on top. Good overall condition. Provenance: Private Estate, Georgica, East Hampton, New York.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 57.32 in. (145.6 cm)Width: 45.75 in. (116.21 cm)Depth: 22 in. (55.88 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Slight separation on top. Good overall condition.
  • Seller Location
    Southampton, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2005326690512

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