Auctions is pleased to offer for sale a gorgeous antique Chinese Cabinet, with two doors. It is beautifully crafted from elm wood and originates from the Shanxi Province, famous for the finest furniture made during the Qing dynasty. Chinese cabinets were functional objects as well as works of art and came in various shapes, sizes, forms, and designs to hold a variety of objects. Square-cornered with two double doors, and features hand-carved relief sculpture, beautifully decorated with auspicious fauna imagery.
It is a showcase example of Chinese furniture distinguished by the beauty of the material and the simplicity of form reduced to flowing smooth lines and simple, extremely well constructed joinery. The measurements are 69 inches in length by 26.5 inches deep by 67 inches in height (175.2 cm by 67.3 cm by 170.1).It is in very good used condition, with wear consistent to a dating from the mid-19th century. Importantly, it is an intact, original piece. It has a fine provenance coming from an important U.
This is a rare and beautiful piece, excellent for todays décor, and a unique opportunity for a collector of fine antique furniture to adorn either an office or home, while savoring the culture, traditions and lifestyle of Chinese civilization. Our goal is to bring the same experience and excitement of collecting that we have been delivering in-person to collectors across the Globe at Primitive in Chicago.
Every object we sell online has been carefully hand-selected with special attention to detail, quality, and significance. The item "FINE ANTIQUE CHINESE HAND-CARVED ELM WOOD CABINET FURNITURE CHINA 19TH C" is in sale since Wednesday, January 13, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Cabinets". The seller is "gjpaw" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.