Chinese Red-Painted Leather Trunk on Later Painted Wood Stand

$ 299.99

CHINESE RED-PAINTED LEATHER TRUNK ON LATER PAINTED WOOD STAND.
Unusual Chinese antique red leather storage trunk, Qing dynasty, 19th century.
Late C19th Chinese red painted and lacquered leather chest or trunk on a stand, with gilt decoration.
Highly decorative oblong chest on a custom-made red-lacquered wooden stand.
Fitted with bronzed metal double lock hasps to the front, each end fitted with twin bronzed metal carrying-handles. The gilt decoration to the front and sides featuring lions with double coin designs. The reverse is a plain red lacquered finish.
The lifting lid enclosing a clean ‘natural’ leather colored interior.
Would work equally well with or without the stand as a wonderfully decorative coffee table or at the end of a bed for a blanket or linen chest.

CONDITION NOTES: In good original condition with minor rubbing to the edges and some ring marks to the lid commensurate with age, use, and purpose. Damage on front upper corners. (See Pictures) Good wide, deep proportions and practical height.

Description

CHINESE RED-PAINTED LEATHER TRUNK ON LATER PAINTED WOOD STAND.
Unusual Chinese antique red leather storage trunk, Qing dynasty, 19th century.
Late C19th Chinese red painted and lacquered leather chest or trunk on a stand, with gilt decoration.
Highly decorative oblong chest on a custom-made red-lacquered wooden stand.
Fitted with bronzed metal double lock hasps to the front, each end fitted with twin bronzed metal carrying-handles. The gilt decoration to the front and sides featuring lions with double coin designs. The reverse is a plain red lacquered finish.
The lifting lid enclosing a clean ‘natural’ leather colored interior.
Would work equally well with or without the stand as a wonderfully decorative coffee table or at the end of a bed for a blanket or linen chest.

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Dimensions 34 × 25 × 20 in
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