Chinese Antique Trunks
Trunks were the workhorse of Qing Dynasty home furnishing being versatile and portable. They were used for everything from transporting money and valuables to storage of paintings and out of season garments.

Most trunks from the provincial areas were made from inferior woods and so were painted with regionally popular designs. Trunks made from better woods were usually left unpainted.

Locking mechanisms were essential for trunk storage as access would have been limited to only a few members of the household.

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Antique Mongolian Trunk

Mongolian trunk on legs, early 20th century Northern Gansu or Mongolia.  The fun and lively painting makes this a show piece for any home.  Constructed of poplar and pine it has been modified to be front opening and original top opening has been sealed.   Three drawers and interior give you plenty of storage.

35" high x 41" wide x 18" deep



Price: $850.00

Older Monastery Trunk

Wonderful older monastery trunk; late 19th or early 20th century Tibet.   The interior and exterior has been carefully cleaned retaining the original painted design.

16.5" high x 33" wide x 12" of fir and pine

Shipping apprx. $150


Price: $2,100.00

Carved Indonesian Chest

Beautifully carved and painted with original hardware this chest from Indonesia is made of teak wood and it dates to the late 1800s.

42 wide x 20 1/2 high x 18 deep


Price: $600.00

Twentieth Century large Monastery Trunk

Very large Monastery trunk held scrolls, thangkas. and other religious items. Early Twentieth Century. Cloud Design.

Has 0riginal iron ring hinges.  Cannot be shipped. Pick up at warehouse only

53 1/4 x 37 3/4 x 17 3/4

Price: $2,500.00

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