late c19th korean brassbound elm cabinet or 'tansu' of low proportions

Late C19th Korean brass-bound elm cabinet or 'Tansu' of low proportions .



Item Ref

ML 1720


Late C19th Korean brass-bound elm cabinet or 'Tansu' of low proportions.
Practical scale decorative brass-bound Korean elm tansu cabinet with brass corners and decorative applied brass mounts .
The top frieze fitted drawers with brass drop handles , the multi-panel front fitted with cupboard doors with decorative brass hinges. The panels mounted with cut brass ornamentation featuring birds in foliage.
Raised on brass mounted feet on a sledge-type stretcher base.
Of good low height for use in a reception room or hallway.
Rich polished patina , in excellent original condition with complete metal-ware. One minor loss to panel divider on front .
H 30"
W 35"
D 15.5"
Korea c.1870
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1720


Height = 76 cm (30")
Width = 89 cm (35")
Depth = 39 cm (16")

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