possibly late Qing dynasty, each of rectangular form, zitan wood panels with rich, deep purplish-brown tone, lustrous dark patina with very fine feathery grain, upper sections with five glass paneled doors opening to interior shelves, lower sections with two doors with relief carved dragon and swirl decoration centering two drawers, meander borders with gilt edges and door pulls, apron carved with lotus petals and raised on two prominent incurved feet, adorned with fine gilt metal lines inlaid on each gallery frames, 23-1/4 x 19-1/2 x 6-1/4 in.
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Provenance: From private collections of T. R. Kimball of Boston, Massachusetts; Private Collection, Colorado
surface dirt and accretion, scattered surface scratches and bumps; one with one upper glass paneled door attachment peg broken off but retained