Chests

  Circa 1860, Yi Dynasty; paulownia wood, mother-of-pearl inlaid.  30.5" L, 14.75" W, 18.25" H This document box was found
1860; paulownia wood, oiled rice paper; Kang Won Do province.  Certified. This stacked chest is made of paulownia wood covered
  Ca. 1870, chestnut wood with iron fittings, Pyongyang City. 24¼” h. 30” w. 15¼” d. Made in what is
Ca 1870, Yi Dynasty; zelkova, original thick ironwork; Cheon Chu City, Cheon Ra Buk Do Province, certified.  35" w, 12.75"
, Yi Dynasty. Circa 1870                               
Ca 1880; persimmon and perhaps also paulownia wood, rare white brass, "Double Happiness" in copper on lock-plates; certified     
Ca 1870; pear wood, iron fittings; found on Kang Wha Island after the Japanese Occupation; certified. This box was found
Ca 1870, elm, Cheon Chu City.  City known for high quality furniture; original thick sculpted metal decorations; certified. 33½” h.
1880, elm and pear wood, brass fittings, from Cheon Ra Nam Do Province. This arresting tall chest has the frame
1880, paulownia wood, found in Korea after the Japanese Occupation of Korea; original old-fashion key survived.  Certified. This chest has
Ca 1870, pine or elm, and zelkova; Kyung Ki Do Province.  Sturdily built with thick metal fittings and hand-hammered nail
Ca. 1870, Yi Dynasty, pear wood, hand-rubbed natural red mineral color, old-fashioned iron fittings, projects Neo-Confucianism ideals; Kyung Sang Nam
1880, pear wood with brass fixtures and red mineral color, found on Kang-wha Island; certified.  26" w, 14" d, 14.5"
Ca 1920, paulownia, cedar or cypress, iron fittings. This chest with wooden locking bar in front is known in Japan
Mid 19th C, pine and zelkova, Kyung Ki Do Provence.  Made from valued wood; has coin wealth motif lock-plate; certified.
Ca 1870, lime wood, North Korea.  Ironwork distinctly northern part of Korea in design; from N. Korea before war.  24¼”
Ca 1890, pine and persimmon wood, original brass fittings with boss-head nails. This is an authentic antique document/writing box.  It