Pair of 19th Century Black Lacquered Chinese Cabinets in Original Condition.
This pair of extraordinary cabinets has hand painted images of people enjoying a leisure day at a private family pavilion. Such a scene is favored in the 18th and 19th century as a subtle indication of the owner's wealth and social status.
The black lacquers are original to these pieces, making them more valuable and highly collectible. Their crackles and peels are consistent with age. The cabinets are sturdy and fully functional. A piece of this caliber in original finish is extremely hard to come by, a pair makes it exceeding rare.
Removable shelf and interior drawers. Brass hardware. Solid wood. Tenons and mortises.
Dimension is for each piece.
50" w x 21.5" d x 78" h