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    Painted Tibetan 'Double Dragon' Chest From Central Tibet - 17th Century

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    Our origins are in wholesale, so from movies to restaurants, retailers to architects, we have a long history of supplying our trade clients with unusual and unique oriental furniture & decorative art. 

    Whether purchasing for resale or buying on behalf of a client, we offer trade discount pricing to:


  • Retail Stores
  • Interior Designers
  • Film & Photo Studios
  • Architects
  • Event Producers

  • For all trade and wholesale enquiries please email us with your contact and business name, company registration number & VAT number (if applicable) to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Prop Hire

    Looking for that one off iconic piece for an event or requiring props for a filming or a photography shoot? You will have seen our oriental antique furniture & decorative art in the James Bond films, The Golden Compass and many others.


    For all prop hire enquiries please send emails to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Painted Tibetan 'Double Dragon' Chest From Central Tibet - 17th Century

    SKU:M439

    £6,250

    Tibetan antique furniture with original painting was always unusual to find but is incredibly difficult to come by. This very decorative chest is from Central Tibet and dates to the 17th century. It is one of our favorite pieces from an excellent quality recently acquired collection we've acquired.

    Lacquered and painted, the main feature is a pair of confronting dragons with lashing tongues clasping jewels in their claws. The dragons face a central wheel of dharma. The field contains kati rimo latticework subtly interspersed with auspicious symbols. This is all framed by a Nepalese 'rice pattern'.

    A similar example can be found in Auspicious by Design by Corona (Plate 35)

    Tibetan chests and trunks were used as storage in homes and monasteries. The better quality pieces are painted onto fabric on wood like this one.

    Antique Tibetan furniture is becoming increasingly rare and is often found covered in a sticky residue. This is due to the continual burning of yak butter lamps. Our expert team has sensitively restored this piece, cleaning the residue whilst retaining its age and patina.

     

    From Tibet

    UK Delivery Charge - except Highlands & Islands £40
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    Dimensions: W109 x D44.5 x H60 cm


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    Tibetan antique furniture with original painting was always unusual to find but is incredibly difficult to come by. This very decorative chest is from Central Tibet and dates to the 17th century. It is one of our favorite pieces from an excellent quality recently acquired collection we've acquired.

    Lacquered and painted, the main feature is a pair of confronting dragons with lashing tongues clasping jewels in their claws. The dragons face a central wheel of dharma. The field contains kati rimo latticework subtly interspersed with auspicious symbols. This is all framed by a Nepalese 'rice pattern'.

    A similar example can be found in Auspicious by Design by Corona (Plate 35)

    Tibetan chests and trunks were used as storage in homes and monasteries. The better quality pieces are painted onto fabric on wood like this one.

    Antique Tibetan furniture is becoming increasingly rare and is often found covered in a sticky residue. This is due to the continual burning of yak butter lamps. Our expert team has sensitively restored this piece, cleaning the residue whilst retaining its age and patina.

     

    From Tibet

    UK Delivery Charge - except Highlands & Islands £40
    More delivery options available at checkout


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    DISPATCH

    • - Non-furniture Delivery: 2-5 working days

    • - Furniture Delivery: Within 1 - 2 weeks

      (We'll call you to arrange a specific delivery date)

    • Free UK mainland delivery on orders over £100 | Use code "DELIVERY" at checkout

    RETURNS

    • - Hassle Free Returns

    • - Return your order within 28 days for a full refund (excluding delivery charges)

    • - Items must be returned in a resalable condition

    • - Collections can be arranged on request

    • Product Specific delivery charges visible above "Add to Basket" button and in Checkout (scroll up)

    • Additional charges may apply for deliveries to highlands, islands, out of area deliveries and collections. 

    • International Delivery: Please contact us for quotes on individual pieces

    Trade & Wholesale

    Our origins are in wholesale, so from movies to restaurants, retailers to architects, we have a long history of supplying our trade clients with unusual and unique oriental furniture & decorative art. 

    Whether purchasing for resale or buying on behalf of a client, we offer trade discount pricing to:


  • Retail Stores
  • Interior Designers
  • Film & Photo Studios
  • Architects
  • Event Producers

  • For all trade and wholesale enquiries please email us with your contact and business name, company registration number & VAT number (if applicable) to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Prop Hire

    Looking for that one off iconic piece for an event or requiring props for a filming or a photography shoot? You will have seen our oriental antique furniture & decorative art in the James Bond films, The Golden Compass and many others.


    For all prop hire enquiries please send emails to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

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