Large Chinese Qing Dynasty 19th Century Elmwood Armoire with Medallion Hardware
A large antique Chinese Qing Dynasty period elmwood armoire from the 19th century, with two doors, bronze medallion hardware, hidden drawers and carved apron. Created in China during the Qing Dynasty, this large armoire is made of elmwood, with the grain enhanced by a natural color varnish. The armoire showcases a linear silhouette and stands on four straight legs connected to one another through a carved apron in the front. The doors are fitted with a traditional Chinese lock set on a large circular medallion, and open thanks to two leaf-shaped pulls on delicately carved back plates. Inside, the armoire presents two hidden drawers and two shelves.
Made during the Qing dynasty (1644-1912), this armoire is a great example of the combination between tradition and modernity that characterized 19th century Chinese wood artwork. This Qing dynasty Chinese large elmwood armoire with round medallion hardware will make for an elegant storage unit in most homes, especially in a den where it would be ideal to store books and documents.