Vintage Chinese Black Lacquer Cabinet With Carved Hard Stone Onlay Design
A very high quality and eye catching black lacquer cabinet from China made of carefully and deeply carved hard stone, wood and lacquer. The carved hard stone onlay design is in high relief portraying various exotic birds flying and perched amongst flowering tree branches and rocks.
The side are simply exquisite.
The borders are painted in gold & inlaid with hand cut mother-of-pearl design.
Brass fittings including hinges, central escutcheon plate, and foot caps.
The stones may include jade, soapstone, carnelian and onyx.
The palete of colours is very classy - browns, ochres, reds, mustard, beiges, taupe and off white - a very pleasing combination that will match most interiors.
Nice desirable compact size, two front doors and middle shelf.. Useful storage cabinet or cupboard.
On the back is a partial early "Made in China" label.
Condition is excellent with some paint loss on the back, not visible from the front.
Vintage, 1940s - 1950s.
We have not seen a piece of this quality for some time - a beautiful piece.
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25" wide x 12" deep x 37" tall.