Painted Chinese Opera Trunk

Painted Chinese Opera Trunk

£685.00
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Greengates, United Kingdom
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About this item

A lovely old trunk that would have been used to store costumes and other items by a Chinese opera troupe as they toured the countryside around Shanxi province.

It dates to around 1880 and is in its original lacquered finish, which has worn in parts, mainly on the edges and corners. A simple metal clasp remains to close the hinged lid.

The old paintings of flowers and a simple landscape on the front are in soft colours adding charm and character to this delightful chest.

Use today in a living room that doubles up as a low side table or store bed linen and clothes in a bedroom.

Dimensions

W88.0 x H62.0 x D56.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Good

Date of manufacture

1800s

Place of origin

China

Period

19th Century

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VAT status

Seller is VAT registered

SKU

82713376
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