• #25257 Antique Shanxi Style Double-Bodied Chest with Large Old Fitting (4th of July Sale)

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    2400.00

    1400.00

    This Antique Shanxi Style Double-Bodied Chest Has Beautiful Large Size Old Brass Fitting with the original amber color lacquer finish. It is solidly built with two sets of doors with storage shelf and a secret compartment with lifting style of door in each one. Its simplicity yet bold design makes it a wonderful piece for entryway, in front of the bed, or even under a large TV. Hurry, this one won't last! The finish on the top of the cabinet is worn but can be refinished. Late 19 to early 20th century. Dimensions: 50 3/4" L x 19 5/8" W x 29 1/2" H

  • #25350 Antique Ming Style Two Door Cabinet with Old Red-Brown Lacquer

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    1300.00

    975.00

    This Antique Ming Style Two Door Cabinet with beautiful Old Red-Brown Lacquer on the front and two sides has been refinished nicely with thick lacquer coatings that still preserve its original beautiful patina. It has nice old circular brass plates on the door and a shelf inside for ample storage. This cabinet with a slightly wider body makes it a perfect choice for a bedside cabinet to place a lamp, a book, and a tea or coffee mug on! Dimensions: 31 1/4" W x 20 1/4" D x 30 1/2" H

  • #25349 Rare Qing Dynasty Chinese Scholar's Book Chest with Lift Door and Carved Calligraphy

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture Specialty Item ...

    2800.00

    1600.00

    This Very Rare and Unusual Antique Chinese Scholar's Manuscript Storage Book Chest with A Lift Style Door and Carved Calligraphy is made of good Ju wood and Jar-Zhen hardwood except for the top and the sides which look to be a type of Chinese cedar. It has a shelf inside and a bottom drawer. The chest is enclosed on all sides with separate brass bands and a rarely seen old brass front plate in a begonia flower shape with a cicada resting on top of it. It also has two old side brass handle for easy carrying. The calligraphy reads in several parts with the two characters on the top right "己未, Ji-Wei Year", indicating the 56th year of the ancient Chinese 60-year cycling "干支, Gan-Zhi" calendar system. The two characters at the bottom left "蘭亭, Lan-Ting" is probably a location name which is in now Zhejiang province. It is the same place where the famous Eastern Jin Dynasty calligrapher Wong-Xi-Zhi wrote his famous "Lan-Ting-Xu" manual. The five characters in the middle spreading from top left to bottom right with "Rui Feng Shan Ren, Auspicious Peak Mountain Hermit" for the first four characters. The meaning of the last character is unknown. This character is usually associated with some civil duty position or responsibility, but it could also just be the way the owner of this book chest granted himself for his vision as a scholar. This chest is estimated to be from the 1800's. Dimensions: 18" L x 13 1/2" D x 15 3/4" H

  • #25325 Small-Medium Size Old Ming Style Two-Door Black Lacquer Cabinet

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    685.00

    485.00

    This Small to medium Size Vintage Ming Style Two-Door Black Lacquer Cabinet has a simple and timeless design and had been refinished with a thick black lacquer finish. This well made cabinet with a slender and compact size makes a handsome presentation for any space for interior decor. 20th century. Dimensions: 26" L x 15 1/2" D x 33 3/4" H

  • #25136 Antique Two-Door Ming Style Cabinet with Old Red-Brown Lacquer

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    1150.00

    950.00

    Antique Two-Door Ming Style Cabinet with Old Red-Brown Lacquer. This solid built cabinet had gone through test of time until we recently re-tightened all the joints and refinished its overall look and detail while preserving its original patina as it is a good cabinet with good design. Old cabinets like this one with a simplicity in good design with all the good old elements such as its original old brass fitting and original thick old lacquer are getting harder to come by. With our special care in all detail of its construction, this solid cabinet will last you for a long time. 19th century. This cabinet will make a subtle statement in any room whether as a bedside cabinet, in a living room, or at an entryway! Dimensions: 30 3/8" L x 19 3/8" D x 19 1/4" H

  • #24829 Antique Street Vendor's Tool Chest with Bellow and Tall Bamboo Handles

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture Specialty Item ...

    820.00

    585.00

    (清代木製小食具箱)This wonderful 19th century food and tool carrier for a street vendor is evidence of a disappearing street trade from the past era in China. A street vendor started a day with strapping together, with ropes, a tiny ceramic coal stove, brass pan (for keeping the cooked food warm, such as tea eggs), and others on and to the chest, while placing his stirs, scissors, coin change, and other necessary trade items inside the compartments of a hidden drawer underneath a tray and a cover on the top of the chest. With a small metal gong hung at the top in between the tall bamboo handles, this compact tool chest served as an essential and convenient companion for a street vendor to make a daily living. Upon arriving at a small ally or street, he then stroke the gong to announce his arrival as women and children running out of households to buy their daily treats! This particular tool chest also has an unusual beautiful carved four-petal flower cutout at the bottom where the bellow is, which serves the function for the air to go through when pumping with the handle of the bellow with another opening on the side that connects to a separate stove. What a unique piece! This surely is a collector's conversational piece! In good condition with natural wear and patina. Dimensions: Base is 16" x 8" and the height is 39" H

  • #24752 Reproduced Lacquered Cabinet with Antique Carved Panels (4th of July Sale)

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    620.00

    350.00

    Reproduced Small Lacquered Cabinet Inlaid with Antique Carved Panels. All the beautiful carved panels are from an elaborately carved antique Chinese canopy bed over 100 years old. This cabinet was made during the 90's when such style of cabinet were popular. Its size is great for a bedside cabinet or next to a couch or an armchair. The organic color pigments made from minerals and vegetation on the carvings are still vivid and excellent! Dimensions: 23 3/4" x 12" x 22 1/2" H

  • #23916 Antique Carrying Style Manuscript Storage Chest with Shelves (4th of July Sale)

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    1300.00

    465.00

    Antique Small Carrying Style Manuscript Storage Chest with Shelves that has been refinished in thick black lacquer finish. The cabinet is from the early 20th century with sweet size and style that makes it both a beautiful presentation and a practical piece to store small personal belongs. Some small weather cracks have developed but can possibly be touched up and restored. Sold as is. the original chest is from the early 20th century. Dimensions: 18" L x 11" D x 18" H

  • #23915 Good Antique Blonde Small Ningbo Style Tea Cabinet with Lattice Style Bottom Shelf

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    1500.00

    820.00

    Good Antique Blonde Ningbo Style Tea Cabinet with rare Lattice Style Bottom Shelf. This beautifully finished sweet cabinet has two small drawers and two doors, making it convenient to store tea wares or personal items. Its deeper depth also makes a wonderful side cabinet with a lamp on! Late 19-early 20th century. We have not seen a cabinet like this one for a long time! Dimensions: 20" L x 20" D x 30 3/8" H

  • #23913 Antique Ningbo Style Tea Cabinet with Original Finish and Bottom Drawer (SOLD)

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    1300.00

    725.00

    Antique Ningbo Style Tea Cabinet with Original Amber color Finish and Bottom Drawer. This excellent cabinet with large old drawer pulls in auspicious bat shape was used to store tea wares and served with tea on the top while one conversing with guests! Beautiful natural patina. Late 19-early 20th century. Dimensions: 25" L x 20" D x 32" H

  • #15814 Rare Small Size Antique Traveling Book Chest with Iron and Bamboo

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    4200.00

    2200.00

    Very Rare Small Size Antique Northern Chinese Traveling Book Chest with Iron Fitting and Bamboo Trim in Original Black lacquer. Inside has two shelves with one small drawer missing. It also has an outside bottom drawer. Some replacement on the fitting. This chest was used to store rice paper bound manuscripts and other stationery tools with small metal loops for strapping and carrying it around. 150-250 years old. Dimensions: 13" W x 24 3/4" H x 15 3/4" D

  • #23731 Antique Ningbo Style Red Wedding Cabinet with Two Drawers and Two Doors

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture ...

    1150.00

    650.00

    Antique Ningbo Style Red Wedding Cabinet with Two Drawers and Two Doors. With nice old bat shape brass fittings. This is a slightly larger, medium size cabinet, compared to a standard size bedside cabinet. The top of the cabinet had a crack and has been repaired and the lacquered has been touched up. It is a useful size with ample storage inside with a shelf. It's rich stunning color sure to brighten and add to the elegance of a room. Minor wears and dings. Late 19th-early 20th century. Dimensions: 30 1/4"L x 19 3/8" W x 29 1/2" H

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