Antique Art Deco Chinese Painted Cabinet
A beautiful Chinese medicine or drinks cabinet dating to the early 20th century.
Made of pine and mixed woods the cabinet is painted gold and richly hand decorated with raised Oriental scenes of figures, birds of paradise and buildings. There is a signature to the bottom of the left hand door.
The top section opens to reveal shallow cut away shelves and the lower cupboard has a single fixed shelf.
The cabinet has ornate hinges and the top section is lockable.
The whole thing stands on a shallow removable base plinth.
The cabinet is in very good structural condition.
There are various marks and signs of age to the painted finish and it appears that one shallow shelf has been removed in the top section.
There are ring marks to the cupboard interiors and the lower cupboard is missing its key. There is a mark to the top of the base section.
It has a well aged look and the interior has a medicinal smell.
height - 182.5cms
width - 79.5cms at the base
depth- 37.5cms at the base, 25cms at the top
top shelves measure 6.5cms deep
The measurements are taken at the widest points.