Korean Choson Dynasty Ham Chest
Korea
19th century
cedar, iron
14" high x 29" wide x 14" deep
$4,200

A beautiful example of its kind. Acquired from an estate with a museum quality collection of Korean art and antiques, this good-looking ham chest was probably intended to store documents and other items of significance to the owner. With hand-wrought iron hardware, and wood of an expressive grain.