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ON SALE******19th Century Chinese Lacquered TRUNK

ON SALE******19th Century Chinese Lacquered TRUNK

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  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: wood, paint, lacquer
  • Favorited by: 39 people
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From Hempstead, NY


This Chinese lacquered trunk was made in the late 1800s then made its way to the U.S. full of clothing and keepsakes of a hopeful Chinese immigrant, around the "turn" into the early 20th Century.

The beautiful painted figures on the chest are nearly faded now, but from the highly decorative work, we know that this chest was for a very special trip. Perhaps a new bride traveling to meet her husband? Crossing an ocean and then a continent to finally arrive at her destination? And how was the trunk used when it settled in its new home?

Approximate Dimensions: 24 x 16 x 10

As always, this is a vintage item and it shows wear! Please ask for additional photos so that you are completely satisfied with your purchase. As for shipping, please send your zip code to get an accurate quote. The quote you see represents a coast to coast approximate cost for any given item. IT IS NOT THE COST OF SHIPPING THIS ITEM TO YOU! :)

Thanks for your interest & happy shopping,
Karen & Albert


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