1920s Asian Dowry, Blanket or Storage Chest, Bronze Decorated J. L. George

$2,800.00

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1920s Century Asian Dowry, blanket or storage chest. Bronze decorated having strong bronze hinges with a cedar interior this functional and decorative chest is simply stunning having an all over brass and copper design with camels, motifs and people. Adding a glass top this stunning chest would make a great coffee table.

J.L. George was the English name used by Shuang Hong Tai, one of several Chinese companies that made carved wooden furniture in the early 1900s. The furniture became popular with members of the international community living in Shanghai, and many pieces were exported to the West. The company moved to Hong Kong in the late 1940s, after the end of World War II, and continued to make carved furniture under the name J.L. George & Co.

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    Materials and Techniques: Brass, Wood
    Height: 21 in. (53.34 cm)
    Width: 46 in. (116.84 cm)
    Depth: 21.5 in. (54.61 cm)
    Date of Manufacture: 1920s
    Period: Mid-20th Century
    Place of Origin: Hong Kong