Vintage Chinoiserie La Barge Style Storage Chest With Lacquer, Silver Leaf & Cherry Blossoms and Blue Birds
Oh so Chic! Chinoiserie blanket chest or storage trunk in the design & manner of La Barge. A name that evokes the images of elegance, style and craftsmanship.
Top & demilune sections in front & back with real silver leaf finish which is carefully hand painted in colorful enamels portraying a traditonal Chinese scene with the cutest birds perched and flying amongst blooming peach, pink and white cherry blossom branches. The bottom section is a tasteful contrasting black lacquer finish.
No markings found. Matching black lacquer chrysanthemum style clasp on front made from carved wood. Nickel clasp rests on the flower.
Vintage, mid 20th Century.
Condition is very good with expected minor wear to silver leaf.
A very unique and beautiful piece we were delighted to acquire. This silver chest will be suitable for many styles of home - from the modern to the traditional.
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38 long" x 18 3/4 deep" x 28" high.