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Antique Explorer's Portmanteau, English, Canvas, Travel, Trunk, Chest, Victorian - London Fine Antiques

Antique Explorer's Portmanteau, English, Canvas, Travel, Trunk, Chest, Victorian

£825.00
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Our Stock # 18.6433

This is an antique explorer's portmanteau. An English, canvas travel trunk or coat chest dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. 

  • A superb, fascinating early Victorian piece
  • Displays a desirable aged patina
  • Quality canvas finish in good original order
  • Brass bound frame for superior stability — perfect for touring
  • Stout lid opens at three-quarter point on inset hinges
  • Brass clasp with working lock and square backing plate — key present
  • Dressed with drop handles on riveted iron backing plates
  • Interior decorated with lining paper featuring a continuous star pattern
  • Hand painted decoration on the lid from time spent in Madras
  • Front featuring the initials JP and 2, with a label for Peninsula & Oriental Steam Navigation Co.
  • Label to side shows passage from Bombay to London on the P & O.S.N. Co. line
  • Bright green maker's label inside for J. Powell of London — makers and repairers of trunks

This is a delightful antique portmanteau, with appealing three-quarter lid. Solid joints and construction, delivered ready for the home.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 72cm (28.25'')
Max Depth: 41cm (16.25'')
Max Height: 40.5cm (16'')


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