Antique Korean Bandaji bedding chest made of Persimmon and Ginkgo wood. With nickel/brass hard mounts with cash patterns with a Ruyi symbol that represents a mushroom or a cloud with the book match Persimmon wood grain also mimicking the clouds. This beautiful cabinet would be considered true scholar taste in design and symbolism.
Dimensions: 35 1/2" Wide by 28 3/4" High by 17 1/4" Deep
A 19th Century Korean double Nong chest decorated with Phoenixes and dragons. Speckled with gold flecks onto dry lacquer inlaid with mother of pearl, horn and brass. The circular brass hardware is cast in the form of a shou symbology, longevity and happiness. The double doors swing out exposing the compartment's navy blue gauzy fabric. The chest has a built in stand.
Korean furniture is highly sought after and difficult to find due to its exemplary craftsmanship.
Korean antique shell inlaid black lacquer ichung nong stacking chest in 3 sections on a footed base. Exquisitely decorated all over with ornate scenes of birds, animals and flowers. The uppermost section has four small drawers across the top. Each of the three sections has a large compartment opened by two door panels. The interior of each section is beautifully lined in paper and has sliding black lacquer panels to hold in it's contents. Lovely brass hardware locks and hinges are in the... Click for details
An antique Korean low chest (Nong) made of Maple and Pine woods. Four drawers across the top and a pair of hinged doors. Paper lined interior with brass hardware mounts including the pair of multiple stacking hinges with Ruyi Scepter design. Square lock with double happiness design.
Age: 19th Century (Yi Dynasty)
Dimensions: 36 1/2" Wide by 23 1/4" High by 16" Deep
An antique Korean Nong (side chest) made of a burl hardwood book-match. Beautiful Camelia blossom motif on the hinged doors. Nickel hardware with a aged patina. Scholar's taste in design, this chest would work well as a side table or an accent piece.
Age: 19th Century (circa 1850-1890)
Dimensions: 33 1/4" Wide by 24 3/4" High by 15" Deep
Antique Korean Bandaji known as a blanket storage trunk, made of a heavy Red Pine wood with a deep rich original patina. A single door is hinged horizontally and opens downward to reveal a large compartment for storage. Though these trunks were used for storage of household items, bedding was usually folded and placed on top, thus giving them the name blanket storage trunk.
Constructed using dovetail joinery for strength and durability. Hardware is made of iron and includes large... Click for details
Rare early 20th century Korean red lacquer cabinet with elaborate inlaid designs adorning the front of the chest. Four sections in total including the base. Imagery of exotic birds, deer, and turtles among a assortment of flowers can be seen throughout. Each cabinet is comprised of three sections : the top, bottom, and base Plus the stand (two pull out drawers).
Styled in traditional Korean fashion with double hinged doors on the top section and single hinged doors on the rest.... Click for details
An antique Korean true chest made entirely of red pine wood. Nickel hardware with double gourd hard mounts and stylized Chrysanthemum nail heads. Originally used to store valuables. Possibly originates from North Korea. Constructed using dovetail joinery.