A black lacquer Japanese table top jewelry or dowry chest from around 1880 is very well worn.
Delicate hand painting inside and out is original, there are numerous losses and touchups all around this Asian antique furniture. Clear varnish preserved the original finish.
Hardware appears original, one hinge has a loss, see photos. Hand cut dovetail joints and wooden pegs are authentic.
Size is 26 1/2" wide, 16 1/2" deep and 19 1/2" tall.
See 25 photos on Harp Gallery website that enlarge to full screen size.
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