Rare Small Korean Stacking Chest with Butterfly Locks
Rare antique Korean small personal stacking chest (ich'ung nong) in two sections plus a stand. Made with multiple woods and brass hardware including butterfly shaped locks and hinges. Old paper on the inside.
19th / 20th Century
Dimensions: 35 3/4" high x 22" wide x 13" deep
Antique Korean Bedside Chest
A Korean hardwood bedside chest made with elm hardwood front doors, decorated by brass plate hinges, a central flower blossom medallion, and brass bat shaped handles. The interior of the chest holds six drawers with brass pulls and dramatic elm wood front panels.
Dates from 1950.
Dimensions: 25 1/2" x 15 1/2" x 26" H
Rare Antique Korean Nong Two Section Chest
Very Rare and unusual highly inlaid Korean two section chest. Decorated with nine serpentine dragons of mother of pearl and faux tortoiseshell in horn. The front Nong has a brass escutcheon in the form of a butterfly with cut out detialing in its wings. It has complete circle knob brass locks and key. The confronting 4 clawed dragons are tessellated in mother of pearl, twisted brass wires, and faux tortoiseshell in horn. The dragon's bodies continue on to decorating the sides and top of the... Click for details
Antique Korean Persimmon Wood Vanity Box
Korean vanity box made with persimmon wood panels. The box lid opens with brass hinges and brass front plating, incised with floral motifs. The interior of the box holds 4 compartments. Its sides conceal two small hidden drawers, opened by brass pulls, and the base of the piece has an interior low shelf.
Chosun Dynasty, early 20th century
Dimensions: 11” x 7 3/4” x 9” H
Antique Korean Kitchen Cabinet
Korean two-level hardwood kitchen cabinet, made with bold grain elm wood panels. The piece holds two small drawers along its topmost sections and an upper and lower compartment behind its two pairs of front swinging doors. Fitted with hand-forged iron hardware and plates.
Dimensions: 45 1/2" x 20 1/4" x 56 3/4" H
Antique Korean Large Bedside Chest
A large Korean bedside chest or Morijang. The top of the chest holds a row of 3 drawers with hinged double doors below, and a row of four drawers along the very bottom of the piece. Motifs of butterflies and auspicious symbols are seen throughout the hardware plating. The interior holds a single curved shelf with decorating metal plating and a locking mechanism to hold its front doors securely shut.
Dimensions: 54.75''w x 18.25''d x 42.25''h
Pair of Antique Korean Bedside Chests
Antique Korean pair of bedside chests on stands, with natural burl front panels. Both chests have book-matched front doors, meaning each door mirrors the other, creating symmetry. Original finish wood.
Dimensions: 29.25" L x 14" D x 24.75" H (on stands)
Antique Korean Bedside Chest
Antique Korean single section bedside chest, with "book matching" front panels of hardwood burl. Four drawers line the top of the chest with brass handles in motifs of lucky bats. The front of the chest features a pair of doors with incised brass plating.
Dimensions: 36.5" L x 17.5" D x 24.25" H
Antique Korean Small Cabinet
A small, charming Korean single section cabinet. Three drawers with persimmon panels line the top of the cabinet, with a set of double doors below, on decorative iron hinges incised with sand dollars, and a central filigree edged lock. Within are two small drawers and a large open compartment. The very bottom of the piece has a front drop down lid with roomy open storage inside. The edges of the piece feature iron braces with floral motif studs.
Antique Korean elm wood (Keyaki in Japanese) cabinet, with gorgeous natural burl front panels. Four small drawers are along the top of this chest , with three sets of doubles doors below, decorated by brass hardware incised with auspicious symbols. The cabinet's interior is lined in old newspaper, and four of its doors are painted on the inside with charming figures, clouds, and lucky bats. 19th century.