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19th Century Chinese Painted Leather Trunk Made Unique Table with Custom Base



A turn-of-the-century Chinese painted leather covered chest on custom table base. This antique Chinese trunk, bound in leather, is beautifully adorn with hand-painted depictions of Chinese figures (mostly female) gathered in an outdoor setting about the top and front sides of the chest, with a floral motif paintings on each shorter end, and Chinese writing down it's back side. The edges of each side are embellished in a painted scrolling banding. This camphor chest, from the late 19th to early 20th century, has been presented upon a custom back iron base with clean, straight legs. This antique Chinese chest on custom base would be charming as a smaller-sized coffee table within a conversational arrangement.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)Width: 27.75 in. (70.49 cm)Depth: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th-Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Wear throughout on this antique leather piece consistent with age and use. Please refer to the additional photos for further condition detail.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Table #11031stDibs: LU876410529393

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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Located in Atlanta, GA
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