19th Century Chinese Red Lacquered Chest

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A 19th century Chinese elmwood red lacquered chest with two drawers and two doors with brass hardware.

Pagoda Red Collection #: CAI012


Keywords: Chest of drawers, dresser, media, side, end, console, sideboard, buffet, server, credenza, night stand, bedside

Details

  • Place of Origin
    Shanxi Province, China
  • Date of Manufacture
    c. 1850
  • Period
    19th Century
    Materials and Techniques
    Elm
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    35.5 in. H x 43.5 in. W x 17 in. D
    90 cm H x 110 cm W x 43 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U12080282002292
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