A WOOD CHEST (BANDAJI)

CHOSON PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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A WOOD CHEST (BANDAJI)
choson period (19th century)
Of rectangular section on inward-curled 'dog's legs' joined front to back by a rectangular slat, the drop-front door hinged at the midsection with flared-rectangular 'swallow-tail' metal fittings cast with openwork wanja (svastika) and with a large 'swallow-tail' lockplate also cast with wanja, L-shaped hasp, also mounted with rounded floret-shaped corner and side mounts, and C-shaped side handles
31½ x 17¾ x 28¾in. (80 x 45 x 73cm.)
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