Century Tibetan hand paint alter cabinet depicting birds and flowers. There are around 50-100 high definition super-sized pictures at the bottom of this page.
These cabinets are constructed from cedar or pine and decorated in the traditional Tibetan colours. They were often used as family altars & were used to store religious scrolls, silk ceremonial clothes, family jewellery and yak butter used in lamps. Original antique Tibetan cabinets are now very rare, the way you can tell the originals is the timber is all hand carved, you can see the grain variations, the timber is invariable warped or curved on top from decades of use, the painting is all done by hand, its not transfer printed. We have lightly cleaned waxed and polished this from top to bottom.Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask. This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses SW19-3BE, we can have it delivered nationwide to include Scotland Wales and Ireland. Wimbledon-Furniture is a privately owned family ran business out of Wimbledon SW19, we have four large storage warehouses, if you have any questions my number is under the business sellers information, please feel free to call or text. Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition. Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade. COURIER (LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CANT BE POSTED). Whoever delivers will always require help on the larger items to unload, the price you will be quoted will always be based on this assumption, if this is not possible please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two man team. The item "ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY HAND PAINTED TIBETAN ALTER CABINET HAND CARVED CEDAR WOOD" is in sale since Friday, June 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Cabinets\Victorian (1837-1901)". The seller is "wimbledon-furniture-01" and is located in London Wimbledon. This item can be shipped worldwide.