Stunning Large Vintage Chinese Camphor Trunk Chest Cedar Wood, Carved Serpents. Large Antique 1920’s Carved Wooden Camphor Chinese Chest Trunk with Dragons and Figural Scenes. Hand carved chests made of selected kiln dried camphor wood by skilled Chinese artisans Style No. I have a camphorwood Chinese chest with beautiful carving as described in most of the posts. After the tragedy, the Chinese chest was given to Kobrin’s grandmother and eventually passed down to Kobrin. AROMATIC: Both chests are made of camphor, a pungent, medium-density wood that comes from a large evergreen tree in the laurel family that is native to Southeast Asia and Taiwan.
CHINESE EXPORT CAMPHOR WOOD TRUNK COFFEE TABLE. 825. Chinese Camphor wood chest in very good condition. With Chinese Engravings and original locking device. For sale- Oriental carved camphor wood antique chest. Collection from CO3. European ships plying between China and Europe were stuffed full of camphor wood chests. In them were treasures like tea and other precious goods.
Question – I just received a camphor wood highly carved, excellent condition. – LQ. Most of these Hand Caved Camphor Wood Chests are valued around the same price, unless they are unusually large or have some kind of inlayed pearl, or other material. Recently acquired a Limoges Coronet China set. China Trade Camphor Wood Trunk. Antique Camphor Wood And Leather Military Campaign Trunk. Chinese Camphor Wood Secretaire Campaign Chest. This is a beautiful hand carved Chinese camphor wood chest trunk with glass top. The exterior wood is Rosewood while the interior wood is camphor, an imported wood native to southeast Asia.
Antique Camphor Chests
Antique Highly Carved Old Chinese Camphor Wood Chest Trunk. Traditional Japanese joinery would also tend to avoid dovetails on exposed surfaces. Camphor-wood chests are fairly common in China, Japan tends more towards white cedar.