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Item:133390159941This Authentic Antique Chinese Petit Cabinet is is handcrafted in elegant Ming Style with simple and straight lines. Four small drawers and three cabinets underneath. The original copper hardware on the drawers and the cabinet doors is embossed with floral design and crafted into "calabash" shape. The cabinet is handcrafted and structured with wooden pegs and tenon structure, which is the very traditional craftsmanship for furniture making in ancient China. The cabinet can be used as Low Small Coffee Table, Shelf on the Wall, any occasional table, even a solid bench. Circa early of 19th century. Original patina and wear. Made from Elm wood with beautiful natural wood grain, the cabinet is very solid and has been kept in excellent condition. (this is an exceptional nice cabinet)This style of cabinet was originally made for use on Chinese "Kang".("Kang": In the northern part of China, Kang is a brick-constructed (can be heated in winter) platform, served as a bed and couch. People sat on Kang with their legs either folded or hanging over the side. Furniture such as low-legged desks, tables and cabinets made specifically for the "Kang" accommodated the many activities that took place there. At night, the furniture would be moved to the side of the Kang, and bedding would be brought out for sleeping on the Kang's surface.)Size: W38" x D10" x H17"(Ref: 5290)Authenticity Appraisal will be provided upon request. (Authentic Antique. All Sales are Final. See Return Policy.) Free Shipping to 48 Continental States. (Hawaii, Alaska and international buyers will pay their own freight and handling fee.) (local pick-up at our showroom will get special discount) ')-->Condition:We Offer Layaway Plan! Ask for details! Handmade from natural hardwood, the item is very solid and in excellent condition. Minor wood cracks, patina stain, differences in colors and old repairs are natural age wear and shall be considered normal for the nature of a handmade authentic antique. Please ask for more photos if necessary. Please read all descriptions carefully and ask for questions before you make the purchase., Region of Origin:China, Age:1800-1849, Primary Material:Wood, Original/Reproduction:Original, Type:Furniture
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Antique Chinese Ming Cabinet (5290), Circa 1800-1849