19th-century Chinese hand-carved lacquered wood wall accent. Features a fretwork geometric floral background surrounded by a rectangular frame. The center showcases a circular medallion with a scene featuring three characters engaged in exercise or a dance.
Antique Japanese choba-dansu. Iron hardware; five drawers. No key. Merchant's chests like this one were used by traveling merchants and often have hidden safety boxes where valuable documents and treasures were stored.