Korean antique shell inlaid black lacquer ichung nong stacking chest in 3 sections on a footed base. Exquisitely decorated all over with ornate scenes of birds, animals and flowers. The uppermost section has four small drawers across the top. Each of the three sections has a large compartment opened by two door panels. The interior of each section is beautifully lined in paper and has sliding black lacquer panels to hold in it’s contents. Lovely brass hardware locks and hinges are in the form of butterflies.
Age: circa 1900-1920
Dimensions: 75″ high x 40″ wide x 19 1/2″ deep