Antique Altar Chest Chinese Indonesian Peranakans Hand Carved Gilded Mahogany
Very old Chinese Peranakans Indonesian Mahogany Wooden Altar Chest, Pre 1940's from the era of Dutch colonial rule of Indonesian then known as the Dutch East Indies.
Has not been refinished, original condition of the wood and paint with signs of wear consistent with the age. Blue distressed paint with vermillion trim and gilded carving. Consist of 4 smaller upper drawers & 1 large drawer on the bottom.
A wonderful addition to any collection of Indonesian or South East Asian art, or a stunning and functional decorators piece. Please see pictures I have included with this very cool chest.
I have 2 of these chest & they are virtually a matched pair.
- Approx. size: 17.5" wide - 13.5" wide - 9.25" tall
- Smaller drawers inner dimensions: 5.75" x 4.75" x 1.5"
- Large drawers inner dimensions: 13.5" x 4.75" x 1.5"
- Mahogany wood
- Used vintage condition with signs of wear on the paint, has not been refinished
- Perfect for use as:
- Storage for remote controls or phones
- Art box
- Treasure keeper
- Jewelry Box
- Charging Station