Carved Indonesian Wedding Chest

  • PRODUCT: Carved Indonesian Wedding Chest
  • ITEM #: 1801-930-149
  • PRICE: $695
  • DESCRIPTION: Hand crafted from reclaimed teak wood by traditional artisans in Java, this wedding chest has beautiful carved detail on all sides. Known in Java as  “Jodang, they were originally used to store and transport the bride’s clothing and jewelry in a wedding procession. Often erroneously referred to as “dowry chests”, Indonesia (unlike India) does not have the tradition of dowry or bride prices for women. Middle section panel opens for interior storage. This piece works brilliantly as a coffee table for a small space or at the base of a bed.
  • DIMENSIONS: 39 L x 15 D x 23 H / (16 H to flat top)