Chinese Carved Zitan Wood Cabinets with Hatchets

$65,000.00

Description:

Chinese 19th century pair of zitan wood cabinets and hatchets made with elaborately hand-carved high-relief scenes. Each cabinet has a hatchet on top with square panel doors. The Fine carved scenes depict landscapes inhabited by people and animals amid vegetation. Each cabinet is fitted with metal hardware and comes with locks and keys.
The precious zitan hardwood is in great shape, with one of the cabinets showing repairs to the middle sections of the back panels. The use of zitan wood was a rare commodity in China traditionally restricted to the imperial workshops.
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SKU

113085

Condition

Good

Dimensions

H 85 in. x W 40 in. x D 18 in.

Dealer

S138XX

Material

Metal, Wood

Style

Chinese

Place of Origin

China

Period

19th Century

Color

Brown

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