A Korean Tansu Chest
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, wood with metal bronze fittings, large lock at top, front opens downward with hinges of rope to reveal and open interior, handles to each side, interior lined with silver paper with auspicious symbols and lattice ground, different paper lines the top interior, two removable wooden risers.
29 x 16.75 x 34.75 in.
Scratches and wear over surface; some metal fittings with loss to surface and of nails resulting in lifting; some warping to the wood.