19th Century Burmese Mandalay Gilt Chest or Trunk


Fantastic 19th century Burmese Mandalay period chest or trunk. Decorated with Buddhist gilt relief carvings on the front with some incased in glass. Intricate gilded metal borders and glass mosaics adorn the windows. The chest has a flip top to access the storage area. Beautifully decorated with a rich patina on the gilt. Would make a great tea table or coffee table. From an estate in Malibu, CA.

Dimensions: 38.5"w x 24.5"d x 23"h

Circa: 19th Century, Myanmar

Materials: Wood, Glass, Iron, Metal, Lacquer

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Good joinery with a rich distressed patina and aged gilt finish. Age appropriate wear and fading.

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