Antique Chinese Petit Altar (2823), Circa 1800-1849
This antique Chinese petit Altar is circa early of 19th century. Intricate carvings of "birds on plum tree" design decorate the spandrels of altar. The bottom "apron" is carved with "flower basket, flute, fan, lotus, sword, calabash and book" design. Two small side drawers and one center cabinet with original copper hardware. The altar is handcrafted and structured with wooden pegs and tenon structure, which is the very traditional craftsmanship for furniture making in ancient China. Original patina and wear. Made from combination of cypress and elm wood with beautiful wood grain, the cabinet is solid and has been kept in excellent condition.
Size： W35.75" x D9.75" x H13" (approx.)
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