Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 20

Chinese Red and Black Lacquered 19th Century Altar Coffer Table with Chinoiserie

$7,500

About

A Chinese red and black lacquered altar coffer table from the 19th century, with chinoiserie motifs, everted flanges and carved legs. Created in China during the 19th century, this altar coffer table, probably used as an altar for a traditional ancestors’ cult, immediately attracts our attention with its exotic lines and red and black lacquer. A rectangular top with central board, flanked with everted flanges, sits above an elegant façade showcasing eight drawers (five small ones over three larger ones), adorned with chinoiserie motifs. Carved spandrels with scrolling foliage connect the façade to the top's underside while the ensemble is raised on four legs, the front scrolling ones being carved with delicate flowers. With its graceful lines and contrasting colors, this 19th century Chinese red and black lacquered altar coffer table will bring a touch of undeniable elegance to any living room or foyer.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 40.5 in. (102.87 cm)Width: 74.5 in. (189.23 cm)Depth: 18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
    LacqueredWood,CarvedWood
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear and maintenance. Please refer to the various additional photos for further condition detail and contact us with any questions!
  • Seller Location
    Yonkers, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: YN1328 / FEA Home1stDibs: LU863922565772

Shipping & Returns

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

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

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Yonkers, NY
Platinum Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are 1stDibs' most experienced sellers and are rated highest by our customers.
Established in 1970
1stDibs seller since 2009
344 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

19th Century Chinese Black Lacquer Splayed Foot Altar Table
Located in Chicago, IL
With deceptively simple design, this altar table demonstrates the power of a well-executed curve. Conforming to the minimal aesthetic of Ming-dynasty furniture, this 19th century tab...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Elm, Lacquer

Red Lacquered Chinese Altar Table
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage painted Chinese red altar table.
Category

20th Century Chinese Furniture

19th Century Chinese Flanked Altar Table
Located in Chicago, IL
The elegant design of this 19th-century flanked top altar table from China's Fujian province is accentuated by intricate details, including hand-carved side panels of cherry blossoms...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Cedar

19th Century Monumental Chinese Altar Table
Located in New York, NY
19th century carved gilded monumental Chinese Altar table. Five richly carved story board panels elaborate the apron with intricate carved figures showing through gilded red lacquer....
Category

Antique 1840s Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Wood, Giltwood, Lacquer

19th Century Chinese Ming Style Altar Table
Located in Pasadena, CA
A 19th century Chinese Ming-style altar table made of elm. From Hebei.
Category

Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

Extra Long 19th Century Chinese Altar Table
Located in Pasadena, CA
A very rare, large and extra long 19th century Chinese altar table. Patinated red lacquer finish with even age and wear throughout.
Category

Antique 19th Century Furniture

Materials

Wood

19th Century Chinese Export Hardwood Altar Table
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th century Chinese export hardwood altar table, of rectangular form, with finely carved pierced front and sides with birds and foliage with central Chinese’s medallion.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

Materials

Hardwood

19th Century Chinese Altar Console Table with Everted Ends
Located in Chicago, IL
This elegant console table was made 150 years ago in China’s Shanxi province and likely served as a family’s altar where they paid respects to revered ancestors. The altar table is c...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Wood, Rosewood

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery