North Korean Blanket Chest

Ca 1870, lime wood, North Korea.  Ironwork distinctly Northern Korean in design; from N. Korea before war.  24¼” h. 30” w. 15¼” d.

Made in what is now North Korea, it came to the south before the Korean War.  It has distinctive North Korea iron decorative fittings of by-gone days.  The metal is thick and decorative patterns hand-made, not found in furniture made there today.  Blankets were stacked on top of this chest and clothes were stored inside.  Certified.

Price: $1,750