Chinese huanghuali and huamu cupboard
- Art Funded
- 122 x 74 x 39 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £2,000 (Total: £8,500)
- Nicholas Grindley
A storage cupboard of this type would have been made for domestic use, possibly for storing books. It is constructed of huanghuali, a close-grained hardwood related to the rosewood family, and huamu wood. The quality of craftsmanship is exquisite.
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