Chinese bamboo cabinet

Jun 24, 2019. 02:46 UTC
Chinese bamboo cabinet
United States of America

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Not sure what this is used for but it is made of bamboo with slats. 2 pieces. Top piece is 32.5" high, 19.5" deep, 59.5" wide. Bottom Cabinet is 32.25" high, 19.5" deep, and also 59.5" wide. Top cabinet has shelves, bottom cabinet has slats. Good condition.


Privately owned.

Answered within about 15 hours
Jun 24, 17:57 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$5,000 - $7,000 USD

Insurance Value

$12,000 USD
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Good afternoon, ELVIRA,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A Chinese bamboo and hardwood cabinet with hardstone or inlaid panels and gold lacquered panels
probably 19th century
In two pieces, overall height 64 3/4 inches, 59 1/2 inches, 19 1/2 inches deep

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Elvira quiray Jun 24, 18:19 UTC

What is this used for? Why are there slats on the bottom cabinet? Yes, I will be interested in selling it.

Delia Jun 24, 18:41 UTC

This would have been used for storage of various things. The slats on the bottom may have provided ventilation for folded fabrics.
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Elvira quiray Jun 24, 21:04 UTC

Having difficulty downloading report.

Delia Jun 25, 11:27 UTC

Good morning, Elvira,
I forwarded your comment to our head office in Europe to resolve. Please let me know if you do not get a report from them soon.

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