Stunning 19th century Chinese wedding basket features 3 large removable trays, fine carvings throughout and beautiful iron hardware.
The base has carvings of the symbol of longevity with the posts decorated in lotus pattern. The sizes feature vases with ever blooming flowers and pairs of dragons. All symbols of marital harmony and bliss.
Solid ironware adorn and strengthen the basket, making it sound for holding heavy weights, such as gold and silver.
Such a basket is used by a bride's family on her wedding day, filled with fine things to accompany her to her new home.
36" H X 32.5" W X 20.5" D