Early 20th century
Low cabinets like this were traditionally placed on large platform beds called a kang. They are equally useful in our modern homes as display and storage cabinets.
This cabinet has relief carving of bamboo on the sides. Bamboos flexibility in strong wind is a metaphor for the scholar who has to endure hardship before being successful. As an evergreen bamboo is also a symbol of long life. The geometric carving along the base is a motif of another long life symbol.A shipping fee is calculated to deliver this item to the metropolitan areas of Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Contact us to arrange a quote for delivery to other areas.