Folk Art Hand Made Dragon Tibetan Chest
A dragon adorns the top of this hand hewn, hand made, hand-painted chest which will become the focal point of ...
moreA dragon adorns the top of this hand hewn, hand made, hand-painted chest which will become the focal point of any room. Storage piece and work of art , this sideboard was made with hand tools in Tibet, sawed, planed, sanded without electric tools. Made as a family's main household storage, it is unlike any reproduction piece you might find in the US– or any piece made intentionally for export.
The wood is hand-hewn (from either TIbetan fir, I believe) and assembled without any metal hardware or glue, using mortise-and-tenon and pegs for the joints. The design is hand-painted and has been touched up throughout the years. The original pigment dye for the dragon's blue hands and blue face on the top of the chest are still visible, as well as in a few other places. A dragon adorns the top of the piece, with floral patterns and geometric background on the front and legs. The back is not painted.
This piece of folk art deserves a lovely home where it is admired and cared for. It is an antique, and has the expected wear. (Please see pictures.)
Please note: modern knobs were added to the front doors for ease of opening. They could be easily switched out for more authentic hardware. less
- 65ʺW × 21ʺD × 33.5ʺH
- Mid 20th Century
- Place of Origin
- Vintage / Antique / Used, Unknown, Some Imperfections
- Condition Notes
- Fair - Has lived a "full life" and has a distressed look with noticeable wear Fair - Has lived a "full life" and has a distressed look with noticeable wear less
Shipping & ReturnsView Policy
- Enter a zip code for more accurate shipping information.
Heather C. in Adelphi, MD
- Shop all from this seller
Q & A 4Ask the Seller / View All
- Antique Credenzas
- Asian Antique Credenzas & Sideboards
- Asian Credenzas & Sideboards
- Bar Credenzas
- Brown Credenzas & Sideboards
- Credenzas with Hutches
- Entertainment Credenzas
- File Credenzas
- Floating Credenzas
- Folk Art Credenzas & Sideboards
- Green Credenzas & Sideboards
- Kitchen Credenzas
- Low Credenzas
- Media Credenzas
- Modern Credenzas & Sideboards
- Office Credenzas
- Small Credenzas
- Storage Credenzas
- TV Credenzas
- Washington DC Credenzas & Sideboards
- Wine Credenzas
- Wood Credenzas & Sideboards
For Made-to-Order items, refer to the product description for lead times and delivery window specific to your item. For all other items, please see below:
- Free Shipping
- Free shipping is offered on select listings.
- Items are typically delivered within 2 weeks of the purchase date.
- Larger items and furniture may take up to 6 weeks for delivery.
- Free Local Pickup
- Local pickup allows customers to inspect an item in person and avoid shipping costs
- A confirmation email is sent after the purchase with: Pickup Verification & Seller's contact information
- Please contact the seller within 5 days to coordinate pickup
- Parcel Delivery
- Shipment arranged through recognized carriers such as UPS, FedEx, DHL and USPS
- Only pieces that can be safely packed in a box are eligible
- Shipping charges start at $9 — Dependent on size, weight, value and packaging
- Items are typically delivered within 2 weeks of the purchase date
- Chairish Local Delivery
- Item is delivered inside your home
- Local rates available on most items when the delivery location is within 50 miles
- Shipping charges start at $149, depending on product type, value, size and location
- Local deliveries typically take up to 3 weeks
- Chairish In-home Delivery
- Item is delivered inside your home
- Deliveries typically take about up to 6 weeks
- Delivery may take up to 8 weeks in more remote locations
Shipping charges start at $299, depending on product type, value, size and location
Delivery Type Under $2,000 Over $2,000 Chairish In-home Delivery $299 $399 Large Handling > 35 cu. ft. < 52 cu ft. $399 $449 Fragile and/or Oversized Handling Price may vary. Based on material, location and size. Price may vary. Based on material, location and size.
- Seller Managed Delivery
- Shipping offered and managed by the seller
- Pickup and delivery through a shipper of the seller’s choice
- Available on items at the seller’s discretion
- Seller Managed Local Delivery
- Local curbside delivery handled by the seller within a limited geography
- A confirmation email is sent after the purchase with: Pickup Verification Code & Seller’s contact information
- Please contact the seller within 5 days to coordinate delivery
- Prior to shipping or local pickup, buyers may cancel an order for any reason.
- Please notify us within 24 hours of purchase if you would like to cancel an order, as prompt cancellation will reduce the likelihood that you will incur return shipping charges.
- Once shipping or pickup has been initiated, the cancellation will be considered a return.
- All sales final 48 hours after receiving your purchase. (Except Free Local Pickup and Seller Managed Local Delivery — see below.)
- If a return is requested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the order number and reason for return.
- For approved returns, the buyer is responsible for full cost of return packing & shipping.
- Local Pickup & Local Delivery
- All sales final once buyer takes possession of item.
- If you decide to cancel the order at pick up, you or your agent must reject the item at the time of pickup or delivery from the seller. Do not take the item with you or accept the curbside delivery.
- Please contact email@example.com to let us know you did not accept the item and would like to initiate a return.