Shanghai Deco Trunk Table

c. 1930
$2,680 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 23.5" D: 19.25" H: 30.5"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Lacquer
Collection #
CATP001B
Estimated Shipping
$388

When the Art Deco movement reached major Chinese cities like Tianjin and Shanghai, the design aesthetic that emerged was the perfect intersection of European modernism and Ming-dynasty refinement. This oval side table is a product of the era, crafted in the 1930s with a simple silhouette and pleasing, curvilinear form. Crafted of northern elm with a black lacquer finish, the table has one shallow drawer and two narrow doors that open to an interior compartment with one shelf. Reminiscent of provincial cabinets carved out from a solid tree trunk, this Deco cabinet blends into modern interiors as an end table or nightstand.

Additional Dimensions:
Drawer: 10.5"W x 13.5"D x 3" H
Doors: 9"W x 16"D x 11"H

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