Antique Rice Chest

  • PRODUCT: Antique Rice Chest
  • ITEM #: 1802
  • PRICE: $2750
  • DESCRIPTION: Hard to find antique teak chest from Java, original condition. Dove tailed construction. All of the sides and top planks are single teak wood planks. These chests are commonly referred to as rice chests but are of Dutch design and Javanese craftsmanship. The Dutch traditionally used these chests as storage pieces, and the wheels provided ease in portability for boarding ships etc. Over time the local Indonesian community found these chests to be wonderful places to store rice. Top opens and with a small compartment on the side for small items & large open area provides tons of storage. Original cast iron hardware. Great for entryway, in front of a bed or just plain decorative storage piece. Organic character / original patina.
  • DIMENSIONS: 51 W  x  20 D  x  28 H