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Antique Chinese Carved Canopy Bed with Alcove



Mid to late 19th century, elaborately carved, antique Chinese bed Chambers was used to greet visitors and usually was furnished with two chairs and a center table: from which tea, wine and food were served. The front alcove section of the bed chamber features beautifully carved panels, daily life and nature, carved panels retain reddish. Clear lacquer finish and highlighted in places with gold lacquer, approximately 18 carved panels. Construction of the bed is fascinating, as no nails or glue were used. All wooden framework, beams, supports, panels and carvings are held in place by locking together with tension, bed will be disassembled for shipping.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 80 in. (203.2 cm)Width: 81 in. (205.74 cm)Depth: 92 in. (233.68 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid to Late 19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Buffalo, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU106243007802

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    Ships From: Buffalo, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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