Chinese Chest Table

Regular price USD 12,510.00
Sale price USD 12,510.00 Regular price USD 12,510.00
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An elegantly antique Chinese chest, beautifully transformed into a low coffee table. The chest has been intricately carved with symbolically powerful dragons. The hinges are as old as the table. The chest is set atop stainless-steel legs.

Chinese chests come in an extraordinary variety of styles. Our collection of genuine antique Chinese chests offers a stylish and beautiful alternative to storage. Traditionally, Chinese chests were usually constructed from elm, pine, leather, camphor wood or lacquered. Camphor wood chests were particularly popular due to their natural insect repelling nature. Black painted Chinese chests were often used for the Chinese opera and contained performers clothes.

The dragons as a motif (on various objects), in symbolism, are the embodiment of primordial power, the ultimate ruler of all the elements - Fire, Water, Earth, and Wind. It is the fifth of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals and associated with the Earthly branch symbol 辰, pronounced chen. In Chinese folklore, the Dragon of often seen chasing after a flaming Pearl, symbolically associated with energy, wisdom, prosperity, power, and immortality. As a totem, the Dragon serves as a powerful guardian and guide and is a symbol of good luck for people who are worthy of it in East Asian culture.

This piece is a perfect side table set for a cozy home.

Size: 60(W) x 80(L) x 47(H) cm.
(Chest Size : 47(W) x 71(L) x 28(H) cm.)
Weight: 38.30 kg.

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