Traditional Korean furniture differs from other furniture pieces, and it is easy to identify. The grain of the wood used to make the furniture differs greatly from all other furniture.
Korean carpenters put a lot of importance on creating beautiful pieces while maintaining the inherent beauty of the wood during the making process. Since ancient times, they have avoided using objects like nails to hold the wooden pieces together as nails can damage the nature and beauty of the wood. Natural grooves, pegs, holes, and segments hold the wooden pieces together. The completed Korean furniture looks like artwork – elegant and beautiful, and it is also functional.
Here we are listing the top 5 traditional Korean furniture available on Amazon. You can easily acquire these to spruce up your home interiors!
Korean Antique Style 3 Drawer End Table Cabinet
It is a cabinet that can serve as a nightstand, end table, or even a lamp table. This cabinet has a dark-stained, fine-grain wood finish. It comes with an authentic antique-style medallion hasp, strap hinges, corner fittings, and handles. All these components are from authentic oriental hardware. The cabinet has a convenient drawer and cabinet space for storage.
Korean Antique Style 16 Drawer Medicine Chest
Pharmacists and doctors typically used this style of traditional Korean furniture. Its small drawers made a perfect space for storing herbs and other ingredients. This style of the chest does not have many decorative elements as its design focuses on functionality. It has a beautifully grained, walnut-stain wood finish. There are other types of Korean medicine chests with drawers ranging from 60 to 200.
Korean Antique Style Coffee Table Low Chest
The coffee table low chest is made of fine-grain wood, Elmwood. This gives the surface a rich dark stained finish. The whole construction of this furniture is sturdy. The fittings in this chest are authentic style antique brass hardware, like a lucky brass finish lock and key. As you can also use it as a coffee table, the drawers and cabinets have access on both sides of the table. So, you can use it as a coffee table or a low chest along the wall.
Korean Tansu Style 13 Drawer Buffet Server
This can be a buffet table, server table, sideboard, or credenza. There are 13 beautiful drawers and a bigger center cabinet compartment. It is made from a handsome dark-stained, and fine-grained Elmwood. Just like other traditional Korean furniture, it has oriental-style brass medallion hasp, hinges, corner fittings, and handles. The server comes with a lucky brass fish lock and key. All the components are authentic antique brass hardware. This table can be a perfect addition to your dining room as a buffet server table.
Rosewood Korean Tea Table
It is a classic tea serving table made of 100% kiln-dried Elmwood. The table has a hand-rubbed matte lacquer finish. This coating is done at least 5 times to give it a proper surface finish. This table can be a fashionable accessory in your home, giving it a slightly rustic flair. The Korean tea table is lower than other tables as in Korean culture, and people sit on the floor while having tea.
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