Vintage Chest from Shanxi with Peonies Bird and Bee

This vintage chest is from Shanxi Province in Northern China and dates from circa 1940. Made from elm, it has a painting on the front of two peony flowers, with a perching bird and a bee. The top has distressed red paint, the sides have a more neutral wood colour. The form of the trunk has been made using box joints. The front fasting and side handles are iron. The marks of time give this chest a charming sense of history.

Material: elm with iron fittings

Dimensions: 79.5(w) x 47(d) x 29.5(h) cm

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Type: Furniture

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