A tapered Sideboard in red lacquer
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A tapered Sideboard in red lacquer
Origin: South China,Ningbo
Period: Late Qing dynasty
Date: Late 19th - early 20th Century
Material: Softwood, red lacquer, brass
Dimensions cm / inch:Width 60 x depth 47 x height 88 cm
Conservation status: Original brassware
Collection #4556 03
A Display Cabinet in black lacque
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Origin: North China
Period: Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Date: 19th Century
Material:Northern elm (‘yumu’), black lacquer, brass
Dimensions cm / inch: Width 110 x depth 43 x height 196 cm
Conservation status: Original brasswork.
Remarks: Literati type cabinet with fan type apertures.
Collection # 4520 29

A Desk in teak wood

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Origin: China, Shanghai.
Period: Late Qing dynasty
Date: Late 19th Century
Material: Teak wood (‘youmu’), brass
Dimensions cm / inch:
Width 163 x depth 68 x height 78 cm
Conservation status: Original brassware
Remarks: The desk is composed of four separate parts; footrest is removable.
Collection # 4624 01

A tapered Cabinet in elm

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Origin: China
Period: Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Date:18th - 19th Century
Material: Southern elm wood (‘jumu’), brass
Dimensions cm / inch:
Width 97 x depth 48 x height 180 cm
Conservation status: Original brassware
Remarks: Two drawers and hidden coffer inside

A Sideboard of medium height

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Origin
North China
Period
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Date
19th Century
Material
Softwood, transparent burgundy lacquer, brass
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 168 x depth 53 x height 64 cm
Conservation status
Original brasswork. Good condition of the woodwork and lacquer.
Remarks
‘Ribbon’ type sideboard used on a platform bed (‘kang’).

A Book Cabinet in black lacquer

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Origin
North China, Shanxi province
Period
Mid Qing dynasty
Date
18th Century
Material
Northern elm (“yumu”), thick black lacquer, brass
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 84 x depth 55 x height 86 cm
Conservation status
Original brassware
Remarks
Cabinet in cubic ‘simianping’ style (meaning “four flat sides”)

A painted Book Cabinet in lacquer

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Origin
North China, Shanxi province
Period
Mid Qing dynasty
Date
18th Century
Material
Elm, thick red and black lacquer, brass.
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 71 x depth 46 x height 89 cm
Conservation status
Original brassware
Remarks
Black lacquered on sides and top, red lacquered doors decorated with archaic motifs (now faded)
A narrow drawer is positioned below the doors.
Cabinet in cubic ‘simianping’ style (meaning “four flat sides”)

A Compound Wardrobe in red lacquer

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Origin
North China, Shanxi province
Period
Mid Qing dynasty
Date
1800 or older
Material
Northern elm (‘yumu’), black and red lacquer, brass
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 112 x depth 51 x height 238 cm
Remarks
A layer of red, finely cracked lacquer on top of a layer of black lacquer.
Two drawers and hidden coffer inside.
Wardrobe in cubic ‘simianping’ style (meaning “four flat sides”).

A Sidetable in black lacquer

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Origin
North China
Period
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Date
1800 AD
Material
Northern elm (‘yumu’), black lacquer
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 96 x depth 47 x height 84 cm
Conservation status
Black lacquer on the legs still in good condition, whereas on the table top lacuer nearly completely gone, leaving it patinated brown.
Remarks
With humpbacked stretchers below open worked aprons

A pair of Benches in elm

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Origin
South China
Period
Late Qing dynasty
Date
Late 19th Century
Material
Southern Elm (’jumu’), rattan
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 41 x depth 41 x height 47 cm
Conservation status
Renewed rattan
Remarks
Soft rattan top
Chinese coffee table / Daybed.
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19e Century.
Dimensions: 190 cm x 115 cm x 44 cm.
A small flat-sided Painting Table in dense cypress
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Origin
North China, Shanxi province
Period
Mid Qing dynasty
Date
1800 AD
Material
Cypress (’baimu’), yellow rosewood (‘huanghuali’)
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 124 x depth 67 x height 77 cm
Remarks
Table in cubic ‘simianping’ style (meaning “four flat sides”), no stretchers

An imposing Table Desk in black lacquer

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Origin
North China, Shanxi province
Period
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Date
Early 19th Century
Material
Northern elm (‘yumu’), black lacquer, brass
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 161 x depth 80 x height 86 cm
Conservation status
Original brassware
Remarks
3 huge drawers
A pair of flat-sided Benches in elm
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Origin
China
Period
Late Qing dynasty
Date
19th Century
Material
Northern elm (‘yumu’)
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 83 x depth 83 x height 51 cm
Remarks
In cubic ‘simianping’ style (meaning “four/all flat sides”)

A pair of Compound wardrobes in burgundy lacquer

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A pair of Compound wardrobes in burgundy lacquer
Origin
North China, Shanxi province
Period
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Date
19th Century
Material
Northern elm wood (‘yumu), transparent burgundy lacquer, brass
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 119 x depth 50 x height 233 cm
Conservation status
Renewed brassware

A pair of tapered Cabinets in black lacquer

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A pair of tapered Cabinets in black lacquer
Origin
South China
Period
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Date
Early 19th Century
Material
Northern elm (‘yumu’), slightly transparant black lacquer, brass
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 66 x depth 38 x height 113 cm
Remarks
Two drawers inside each cabinet

A small gridded Kitchen Sideboard

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A small gridded Kitchen Sideboard
Origin
China
Period
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Date
19th Century
Material
‘Qiumu’ wood, brass
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 57 x depth 41 x height 68 cm
Remarks
Doors with movable sliding grids to allow for air ventilation

An imposing Painting Table in blackwood

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An imposing Painting Table in blackwood
Origin
South China, Canton
Period
Late Qing dynasty
Date
Early 20th Century
Material
“Blackwood” (‘xuanjimu’), a kind of palisander hardwood
Dimensions cm / inch
Width 180 x depth 75 x height 85 cm
Remarks
With humpbacked stretchers