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Oversized Qing Apothecary Cabinet with 76 Drawers and Chinese Calligraphy

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An oversized Qing Dynasty period apothecary cabinet from the 19th century with 72 small drawers, four medium sized ones, hand-painted calligraphy and weathered lacquered finish. This monumental Qing Dynasty apothecary cabinet, hailing from the 19th century, is a statement piece that marries functionality with historic charm. With an impressive array of 72 petite drawers and four more of generous size, this cabinet offers a unique storage solution, each drawer featuring remnants of hand-painted calligraphy on worn paper, hinting at the cabinet's storied past. The weathered lacquered finish has been professionally restored to preserve the piece's authenticity while ensuring its durability for everyday use. This cabinet would not only serve as a striking focal point in a spacious living area or a grand hallway but could also be an unconventional addition to a study, where it could house a vast collection of small curiosities or office supplies in an organized manner. The sheer size and the historical aura of the cabinet can transform it into a conversation starter, seamlessly blending with eclectic, rustic, or even contemporary decors. Its utilitarian design and aesthetic appeal make it a treasure for anyone looking to infuse their home with a touch of antiquity and grandeur.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 72.5 in (184.15 cm)Width: 60 in (152.4 cm)Depth: 26.25 in (66.68 cm)
  • Style:
    Qing (Of the Period)
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    19th century
  • Condition:
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. Please refer to the various additional photos for further condition detail and contact us with any questions!
  • Seller Location:
    Yonkers, NY
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: YN8039 / FEA Home1stDibs: LU863937835022
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