Antique Chinese Ming Stationery Chest (2599), Camphor Wood, Circa 1800-1849
This antique Chinese Ming chest is a rare find. The chest was originally made as stationery chest, used as storage of personal stationery items like paper pamphlets, paintbrush, books etc.. An inside tray separate the chest into two layers. The original copper hardware on this chest is delicately made and kept in mint condition. The chest was handcrafted and structured with wooden pegs and tenon structure, which is the very traditional craftsmanship for furniture making in ancient China. Circa early of 19th century. Original patina and wear. Made from camphor wood with natural wood grain, the chest is very solid with beautiful aroma of camphor wood. Excellent condition.
Size: W17.25" x D9.75" X H8"
(Ref #: 2599)
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