Carved Indonesian Wedding Chest

  • PRODUCT: Carved Indonesian Wedding Chest
  • ITEM #: 1801-930-149
  • PRICE: $695  SOLD
  • DESCRIPTION: Hand crafted from reclaimed teak wood by traditional artisans in Java, this wedding chest has beautiful carved floral detail on all sides. Known in Java as  “Jodang, these chests 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 makes a unique coffee table for a small space or chest at the base of a bed. Organic character and texture from the reclaimed wood – aged patina.
  • DIMENSIONS: Overall  39 L  x  15 D  x  23 H / (16 H to flat top)