Antique Chest, Colonial Hardwood Trunk, Early C19th
Our Stock # R0680
This is an antique, colonial hardwood cheståÊdating to the early 19th century.
Raised on a plinth base, this large and heavy trunk is made from dense and solid hardwood boards with attractive graining and patina; part of the lid moulding retaining hints of the original tangerine paint.
Decorated with pierced iron mounts, the corner brackets further strengthen the thick dovetail construction, elaborate lock escutcheons embellish the front, sturdy forged handles adorn the ends and naive studs pin the lid to the strap hinges within.
Lifting the lid reveals voluminous storage and a pair of candle boxes, one at either end.
Ideal as a hall bench or coffee table, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 145cm (57")
Max Depth: 61cm (24")
Max Height: 49cm (19.25")
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