Korean Blanket Chest – Bandaji PRICE UPON REQUEST

The front-opening chest (Bandaji) from Northern Korea uses lacy ironwork to decorate its front (Ssung-Ssung-I). The central hinge is an auspicious symbol representing the city’s south gate which usually was the main entry way into any Korean city. A thin red pigment finish emphasizes the filigree metalwork

33.75″ tall 36.5″ wide 18″ deep, Pinewood with black iron fittings, Korea (Chosen Dynasty), late 19th century