19th Century Lacquer Kang Cabinet From Tianjin
Transport yourself to the opulent grandeur of mid-19th-century China with this extraordinary low Chinese Kang cabinet. Hailing from the classical Tianjin area, this exquisite piece is a testament to the impeccable craftsmanship and timeless elegance of traditional Chinese furniture.
Skilfully fashioned from catalpa wood, renowned for its durability and lustrous grain patterns, this Kang cabinet boasts a rich and alluring old burgundy lacquer finish. The deep, earthy tones of the lacquer not only enhance the cabinet's visual appeal but also add a sense of age and history, reminiscent of the splendid heritage it carries.
Originally designed to accompany the kang, a raised stone platform serving as both a bed and a luxurious lounging area in wealthy households, this cabinet was an integral part of the elaborate furnishings of the time. It exudes an air of nobility, symbolizing the lavish lifestyle enjoyed by the elite class of ancient China.
Fast forward to the present day, and this Kang cabinet continues to captivate with its versatility. Though once situated beside the kang, it now adapts gracefully to modern living spaces. With its low profile, it finds new purpose as a striking TV stand, providing an exquisite backdrop for contemporary entertainment systems. Alternatively, it makes for a remarkable low storage unit, adding a touch of elegance and history to any bedroom when placed at the foot of a bed.
One of the defining characteristics of this Kang cabinet is its exceptional depth, setting it apart from its counterparts. In a previous life, it was part of a stacking storage unit, and now, as an independent piece, it offers a treasure trove of ample storage space, making it all the more practical for contemporary living.
This Kang cabinet is not merely a piece of furniture; it is a living artifact that narrates a captivating story of a bygone era. Its presence in your home transports you to a time of opulence and cultural richness, providing a tangible link to the past. Whether cherished as an exquisite TV stand or embraced as a unique low storage unit, this cabinet is bound to become the centrepiece of attention, enchanting all who behold its timeless allure.
The dimensions of this shelving unit, are as follows- H - 56cm, L - 141cm, W - 54.5cm.
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