Qing Dynasty Red Lacquered Chest with Inspirational Calligraphy
Red lacquered Qing Dynasty treasure chest from with gilded calligraphy, low drawer and brass hardware. Created in China in the 19th century, this treasure chest showcases a red lacquered finish perfectly complimenting its clean and elegant lines. This eye-catching antique featured in trunks and chests collection displays a rectangular domed lid opening with traditional brass medallion latch to reveal a warm brown interior offering convenient storage opportunities.
The façade is crafted with gilded calligraphy that translates to inspirational words of happiness and longevity making it the perfect wedding gift which was possibly its original role, offered as part of the dowry for the couple. The whole trunk is designed with C-scroll handles attached to the sides making it the perfect versatile piece to easily transport around your home from room to room.