Gold Decorated Wedding Cabinet, Red Lacquer
Wedding cabinets like this one were traditionally given as part of a Chinese bride's dowry, along with the clothes, silks and fabrics that were stored inside. This version comes in a rich red lacquer, decorated with a traditional design in gold leaf showing flowers and animals. The cabinet is a reproduction of pieces typically produced in Shanxi province in central China for hundreds of years and includes shaped brass hardware on the doors. As was the practice throughout China where clothes were folded inside cabinets rather than hung on rails, our cabinet includes a fixed shelf inside with two small drawers as well as two extra removable shelves. A further removable shelf hides a 'secret' compartment behind the bottom panel. Great as a drinks cabinet, for a TV or for general storage in a reception room or bedroom - if you would prefer a hanging rail to be fitted to use the cabinet as a wardrobe then please let us know and we can arrange this. Note that each piece is individually decorated by hand and so designs can vary slightly from the examples shown. Also available in black lacquer. Other colours can be made to order.