19th Century Chinese Provincial Metal Bound Wood Writing Box on Stand For Sale
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19th Century Chinese Provincial Metal Bound Wood Writing Box on Stand


This box built on a raised openwork stand is a lovely old example of Chinese provincial furniture construction. Made circa 1880 the piece shows long years of use and love with a very nice old surface and patina. The top has two lids that remove and house a divided two-part body. Under this, a single drawer opens then the section under that drawer is constructed as part of the stand which is left open but with an attached bottom allowing it to be used as well. The simple elegant form is almost completely given over to the wood and shape showing finely grained wood and a love of the natural material. Decorated with only small metal bands and the single peach shaped pull the body of the piece is without applied detail.


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    H 9.75 in. x W 15 in. x D 11.5 in.H 24.77 cm x W 38.1 cm x D 29.21 cm
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    Hudson, NY
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