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Antique Chinese Black Elm Box / Basket
Antique Chinese Black Elm Box / Basket Antique Chinese Black Elm Box / Basket Antique Chinese Black Elm Box / Basket Antique Chinese Black Elm Box / Basket Antique Chinese Black Elm Box / Basket Antique Chinese Black Elm Box / Basket

Antique Handmade Carved Detailed Elmwood Basket

$465 $690

Dimensions W: 13.0"  |  D: 6.0"  |  H: 15.0"
Age antique
Origin china
Model YN4229
Description

A Chinese 19th century basket hand-carved from elmwood with many details. This rectangular basket adopts a rounded carved shape and features a tall rounded carved handle at its centre. The two largest sides showcase hand-carved scrolls abutting the handle. The corners display reinforcement details. The basket opens thanks to an unhinged lid. This basket is made with elmwood, a softwood popular in China. The wood is covered with a dark varnish.

 

This 19th century Chinese hand-carved detailed elmwood basket would be an elegant storage unit in most homes, perhaps in a dining room where it could be used for storage of napkins or irregular silver.