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Lot 0572
Chinese Carved Hardwood Cabinet

fourth quarter 20th century, having a rectangular top set within a conforming frame with sectional carved scroll-form ends, over two drawers carved with mirrored depictions of dragons chasing the flaming pearl, the lower section with two cabinet doors, similarly carved with dragons amid a dense scrolling cloud design, having brass mounts and lock, opening to reveal a vacant interior, the whole raised on four block-form feet joined across the front with a densely carved frieze.
h. 32", w. 68-1/2", d. 18-3/4"

Condition

**In overall very good condition, exhibiting some shrinkage, moderate rubbing and minor indications of age and use._The two scroll ends on the top are somewhat loose to play in the tenons.The doors lack a stop to keep them from closing too far._x000B__x000B_The aprons on both sides of the cabinet are off; one is present, the other is not._x000B__x000B_There is a crack in the right front end upright on the case. The crack is on the side where an open tenon meets the V-shaped tenon from the lower fore-aft side element. It does not appear to affect the overall structural integrity of the case.

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Chinese Carved Hardwood Cabinet

Estimate $600 - $900Jan 26, 2019