#14574 Unusual Antique Wooden Book Chest with Iron FItting and Bamboo Rim

This unusual antique Yu wood storage chest has an unusual bamboo rim at the front of the lid. It also has unusual old long iron bar with three loops, with lower handles on the side as well as iron loops on the side and the back of the chest for ropes. These fittings of their positions and functions suggest that this piece might be made for easy travelling and could either be part of a pair or to be tied to a piece of small furniutre. The wood and the bamboo along with iron fitting also suggest this storage chest might have come from the Northern or more inland area in China. With original dark lacquer. This piece with its compact size is great to carry around in the house when handling.

Dimensions: 24"w x 14"d x 12"h

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