Elmwood Imperial Dragon Motif Dowry Chest
20"W x 15"D x 20.5"H
Dowry chests, also known as hope chests, were pieces of furniture traditionally used by young women in anticipation of marriage. Jewelry, materials, and tools would be collected in the chest to accommodate their next step in life. While this tradition has slowly faded throughout time, this chest can still be used for convenient storage and decor. Dragon imagery is meticulously hand-carved with precision throughout the front, sides, and top of the chest. The piece is outfitted with sturdy brass handles and locks to reveal storage space. The flip-top opens to reveal a space for small accessories and belongings. The front double-doors open to reveal 4 small and 1 large drawer. The entirety of the chest is lathered with a beautiful natural finish that pulls out the subtle details of the wood. This is a one of a kind item to collect. Fully assembled.
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