A first half or middle of the 20th century Chinese carved camphor wood chest or trunk. In good condition all things considered, altough some damages are visible and shown in every pictures. Do not hesitate to contact us for more details or better pictures of the chest.
The trunk top and front are carved with scenes of Han or Manchu cavaliers, men-at-arms and flag bearers alike.
The sides of the trunk are carved to resemble a Chinaman at what seems to be a fishing dock.
The deep lid when open has a brass supporting stay. If a moveable tray was ever in it, it has been lost through time.
The chest stands on square cut bracket feet and has an engraved brass locking hasp and pad lock, of which you will get two (one being smaller than the other)