Chinese Early 20th Century Lacquered Armoire with Gilt Carved Warrior Motifs
Early 20th century Chinese lacquered wood armoire with hand-carved gilt panels, doors and drawers. Created in the early years of the 20th century, this Chinese armoire features a linear silhouette accented by a natural wood patina. Two small doors in the upper section are adorned with four exquisite gilded scholar scenes panels protected behind glass.
Two larger doors below are decorated with gilded warrior fight scenes, standing out beautifully on the black background. These doors open to reveal two inner shelves with hidden drawers. The lower section of the piece showcases two drawers with simply raised panels.
The armoire is resting on four straight legs. With the grand purity of its lines, exquisite gilt decor and contrasting colors, this early 20th century Chinese armoire will be a showstopper in any home, whether placed in a bedroom, office or den.