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    antique furniture: chests

    Chests are an item of furniture primarily used for storage, occasionally containing a series of drawers.

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    • Antique Victorian Inlaid Mahogany Chest c.1880

      Antique Victorian Inlaid Mahogany Chest c.1880

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a beautiful antique Victorian flame mahoganychest, circa 1880 in date. The chest has four capacious drawers, iscrossbanded with satinwood and ebony, has fabulous oval brasshandles and is raised on a sturdy plynth base....

      £1,250.00

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    • Antique Dutch Marquetry Walnut Cabinet on Chest c.1780

      Antique Dutch Marquetry Walnut Cabinet on Chest c.1780

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a stunning antique Dutch marquetry walnut cabinet on chest, circa 1780 in date. It has been accomplished in walnut with exquisitewith exquisite hand-cut walnut, boxwood and fruitwood floral marquetry typical of the period....

      £6,500.00

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    • Antique Mahogany George III Serpentine Chest Drawers 18th Century

      Antique Mahogany George III Serpentine Chest Drawers 18th Century

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is beautifully crafted antique George III flame mahogany serpentine fronted chest of drawers, circa 1780 in date. The curvaceous serpentine chestfeatures decorative satinwood and tulipwood banding, inlaid shells and boxwood stringing, and is made...

      £2,250.00

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    • Antique Dutch Mahogany and marquetry block front commode chest c.1820 19th C

      Antique Dutch Mahogany and marquetry block front commode chest c.1820 19th C

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a stunning antique early 19th Century Dutch floral marquetry block front chest of drawers, circa 1820 in date. This splendid chest has been accomplished in striking figured mahogany and expertly bordered with sycamore...

      £3,300.00

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    • Antique George III Serpentine Flame Mahogany Chest Drawers 18th Century

      Antique George III Serpentine Flame Mahogany Chest Drawers 18th Century

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is beautifully crafted antique George III flame mahogany serpentine fronted chest of drawers, circa 1780 in date. The curvaceous serpentine chestis made from the finest quality flame mahogany. The top features a moulded edge,...

      £2,750.00

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    • Antique Dutch Marquetry Walnut Seven Drawer Chest c.1800 Early 19th C

      Antique Dutch Marquetry Walnut Seven Drawer Chest c.1800 Early 19th C

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a beautiful antique Dutch marquetry walnut chest of drawers, circa 1800 in date. It has been accomplished in walnut with exquisite hand-cut marquetry decoration of urns, shells and corner fans typical of the...

      £2,750.00

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    • Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C

      Antique George II Burr Walnut & Crossbanded Chest on Chest 18th C

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a beautiful antique George IIWalnut and crossbanded chest on chest, circa 1740 in date. It features a cavetto cornice above three small drawers with six capacious full width drawers below and these provide...

      £4,750.00

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    • Antique French Louis Revival Marquetry Commode 19th Century

      Antique French Louis Revival Marquetry Commode 19th Century

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a stunning antique French walnut,kingwood andmarquetry Louis Revival serpentine fronted commode, circa 1880 in date. This gorgeous commode features a Gris St.Anne shaped marble top above three drawers for ample storage, and was...

      £1,750.00

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    • Antique French Régence King Wood Ormolu Mounted Commode Circa 1730 18th C

      Antique French Régence King Wood Ormolu Mounted Commode Circa 1730 18th C

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is an impressive and rare antique French Régence kingwood and ormoluconmmode, circa 1730 in date. The stunning breche violette marble top over a serpentine front having two short over two full width drawers, the...

      £7,750.00

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    • Antique Dutch Burr Walnut Commode Chest With Secret Drawers 18th Century

      Antique Dutch Burr Walnut Commode Chest With Secret Drawers 18th Century

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a superb antique Dutch Burr Walnut serpentine frontedmarble top commode, Circa 1780 in date. It has been accomplished in burr walnut with drawer linings of solid oak, it stands on its original hand...

      £3,250.00

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    • Antique French Louis Revival Kingwood Marquetry Commode Chest 19th Century

      Antique French Louis Revival Kingwood Marquetry Commode Chest 19th Century

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a beautiful antique French Louis Revival kingwood and marquetry commode, circa 1890 in date. The two drawer commode with its fabulous purple veined Violet Breche marble top features elaborate foliate and floral marquetry...

      £2,250.00

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    • Antique Chinoiserie Black Lacquered Chest c.1825 19th C

      Antique Chinoiserie Black Lacquered Chest c.1825 19th C

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a stunning antique Georgian Chinoiserieblack lacquered commode, circa 1825 in date. A pair of twisted scalloped columns frame two short drawers over three long all decorated with fabulous gilt Chinoiserie decoration in the...

      £3,250.00

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    • Antique Merchant's Tool Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, 1900

      Antique Merchant's Tool Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7632

      This is an antique merchant's tool chest. An English, stained pine craftsman's trunk, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900.

      • Pleasingly robust with charming personalised detail
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and signs of industrial character
      • Dark stained pine with deep russet hues and natural finish
      • Hand-painted gold border to the front fascia, with stylised initials emblem to the centre
      • Stout lid opens to reveal a two section interior
      • The initials G.L.J. hand written upon the lid surface
      • Pair of half-dome cup handles to the sides, with Art Nouveau taste
      • Remnants of a Paddington Station travel label adds period interest

      This is an appealing antique merchant's tool chest, with pleasing finish and attractive detail. Could provide a useful base for a distinctive coffee table at a height of 34.5cm (13.5"). Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready to use.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 80cm (31.5'')
      Max Depth: 41.5cm (16.25'')
      Max Height: 34.5cm (13.5'')

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      Antique Merchant's Tool Chest, English, Pine, Craftsman's Trunk, Victorian, 1900

      £795.00

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    • Victorian Teak Two Part Military Chest

      Victorian Teak Two Part Military Chest

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      29887 Circa 1860, quality mid Victorian teak two part military chest. The rectangular top with brass corners over 2 short and 1 long drawer in the upper section, with teak drawer liners, ebonised escutcheons and...

      £2,400.00

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    • Victorian Mahogany Wellington Chest

      Victorian Mahogany Wellington Chest

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Stock No. 29958 Circa 1880, Victorian mahogany Wellington chest. The top in a nicely figured Spanish mahogany above 7 graduated mahogany drawers with ash liners (sign of quality) with oval embossed brass handles. Flanked by...

      £825.00

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    • Antique Merchant's Chest, Oriental, Solid Teak, Trunk, William III, Circa 1700

      Antique Merchant's Chest, Oriental, Solid Teak, Trunk, William III, Circa 1700

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7517

      This is an antique merchant's chest. An Oriental, solid teak and iron bound trunk, dating to the William III period, circa 1700. 

      • Beguiling, aged chest of superior and heavy proportion
      • Displays a desirable aged patina throughout
      • Solid teak stocks with fascinating grain interest and weathering
      • Enduring strength from the iron bound strapping
      • Three-quarter lid opens upon long iron strap hinges, resting against itself
      • Generous depth to the opening, ideal for larger items — 50cm (19.75")
      • Dressed with a pair of decorated clasps to the front, accentuated with leaf detail
      • Strapped corners exude stability and security
      • Replete with iron drop handles to the ends
      • Standing upon a quartet of shaped bracket feet at each corner

      This is a fascinating antique merchant's chest, graced with centuries of desirable patination and of superb proportion. As useful today as it was over 300 years ago, this trunk could add wonderful character to the room as a distinctive coffee table. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 125cm (49.25'')
      Max Depth: 77.5cm (30.5'')
      Max Height: 56.5cm (22.25'')

      Opening Depth: 50cm (19.75'')

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      Antique Merchant's Chest, Oriental, Solid Teak, Trunk, William III, Circa 1700

      £4,950.00

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    • Antique Strongbox, English, Cast Iron, Safe, Deposit Case, Victorian, Circa 1850

      Antique Strongbox, English, Cast Iron, Safe, Deposit Case, Victorian, Circa 1850

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6541

      This is an antique strongbox. An English, cast iron safe deposit case, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. 

      • Fascinating antique safe of impressive weight
      • Displays a desirable aged patina throughout
      • Cast iron resplendent in a good, consistent graphite finish
      • Naturally weathered interior presents an attractive array of hues
      • 6mm (0.25") thick safe door opens upwards with a stout handle
      • Dressed with an inset lock mechanism and swivel cover — in working order, key present
      • Pair of robust drop handles to either side of the strongbox
      • Superb security assured by a reassuring weight of 100kg (220lb)

      This is an appealing antique strongbox, with dependable weight and proportion. Can be used free-standing or sunk into the floor for added security. Delivered polished and ready to serve.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 71.5cm (28.25'')
      Max Depth: 47cm (18.5'')
      Max Height: 43cm (17'')

      Vault Width: 69.5cm (27.25'')
      Vault Depth: 41.5cm (16.25'')
      Vault Height: 37cm (14.5'')

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      Antique Strongbox, English, Cast Iron, Safe, Deposit Case, Victorian, Circa 1850

      £1,495.00

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    • 19th Century Country Elm Trunk

      19th Century Country Elm Trunk

      middletons antiques, liskeard, united kingdom

      This is a charming country elm trunk. It has a dummy front to appear like drawers and interesting curved bracket feet. It would date to the early 19th Century. It is country made with a...

      £595.00

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    • Antique Shipwright's Chest, English, Craftsman's Tool Trunk, Victorian, C.1900

      Antique Shipwright's Chest, English, Craftsman's Tool Trunk, Victorian, C.1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6780

      This is an antique shipwright's chest. An English, pine craftsman's tool trunk, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Delightfully presented antique chest
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina and in good order
      • Resplendent in original dark green painted hues
      • Rich caramel hues radiate from the wax polished interior
      • Stout lid opens smoothly to present the suite of tool lockers
      • Easily removed for access, the upper compartment opens upon a hinged lid
      • Two sliding drawers add further storage for the craftsman's tools
      • Small inset lock to front — untested, key absent
      • Iron drop handles to each side over shaped backplates
      • The whole standing upon a deep plinth base

      This is an attractive antique shipwright's chest, with appealing green hues and bright caramel interior. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for use.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 82cm (32.25'')
      Max Depth: 37cm (14.5'')
      Max Height: 36cm (14.25'')

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      Antique Shipwright's Chest, English, Craftsman's Tool Trunk, Victorian, C.1900

      £895.00

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    • Large Antique Master Cabinet Maker's Chest, Craftsman's Tool Trunk, Edwardian

      Large Antique Master Cabinet Maker's Chest, Craftsman's Tool Trunk, Edwardian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6783

      This is a large antique master cabinet maker's chest. An English, pine and mahogany craftsman's tool trunk, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Of superb proportion and craftsmanship
      • Displays a desirable aged patina throughout
      • Ebonised pine presents a pleasingly dark appearance
      • The mahogany fitted interior provides a shock of rich caramel contrast
      • The stout lid opens smoothly with a metal cup handle to the centre
      • Dressed with a small inset lock — untested as key absent
      • Reverse of lid finished with super mahogany stocks showing fine grain interest
      • Fully-fitted interior a practical treat for the eyes
      • Arranged as a trio of compartments, the uppermost lifts upon brass butterfly hinges
      • Attractive decoration with a marquetry inlay of contrasting triangles
      • Fully removable, the interior offers generous storage space
      • On the exterior, each side hosts an iron drop handle upon shaped back plates

      This is a striking antique master cabinet maker's chest with rich hues and a delightful interior appointment. Of fine proportion for possible use as a characterful coffee table. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 103cm (40.5'')
      Max Depth: 54cm (21.25'')
      Max Height: 44.5cm (17.5'')

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      Large Antique Master Cabinet Maker's Chest, Craftsman's Tool Trunk, Edwardian

      £1,495.00

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    • Small Antique Mariner's Trunk, English, Pine, Chest, Late Victorian, Circa 1900

      Small Antique Mariner's Trunk, English, Pine, Chest, Late Victorian, Circa 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6598

      This is a small antique mariner's tool trunk. An English, pine chest, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Delightfully weathered and of enduring practicality
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina throughout
      • Painted pine in deep green hue with hints of natural finish
      • Stout lid opens to reveal natural caramel hues
      • Dressed with a long iron clasp to front
      • Two broad strap hinges to the inside articulate the lid
      • Useful tool tray sits within guided runners and can be easily removed
      • Pair of rope handles sit within broad, strong keepers

      This is a charming small antique mariner's chest with pleasingly patinated appearance. Delivered polished and ready to serve.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 66cm (26'')
      Max Depth: 37cm (14.5'')
      Max Height: 22cm (8.75'')

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      Small Antique Mariner's Trunk, English, Pine, Chest, Late Victorian, Circa 1900

      £395.00

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    • Antique Master Craftsman's Chest, English, Pine, Mahogany, Tool Trunk, Victorian

      Antique Master Craftsman's Chest, English, Pine, Mahogany, Tool Trunk, Victorian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6781

      This is a heavy antique master craftsman's chest. An English, ebonised pine and mahogany tool trunk, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. 

      • Large and heavy chest with a striking fitted interior
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and pleasingly weathered appearance
      • The exterior in ebonised Victorian pine with a dark stained finish
      • Mahogany interior offers fine grain interest and rich russet hues
      • Iron bound, the thick top opens to reveal a suite of 13 drawers
      • Pair of hidden compartments below  - can be removed to offer a generous open trunk
      • Finished with an inset brass lock to front — key absent
      • Stout keepers retain a pair of rope handles to either side
      • Standing upon a continuous plinth base with visible dovetail joints to corners

      This is a generously sized and substantial antique master craftsman's chest, with a useful fitted interior offering a suite of drawers. Could also be useful for a large coffee table base. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 105.5cm (41.5'')
      Max Depth: 73cm (28.75'')
      Max Height: 72cm (28.25'')

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      Antique Master Craftsman's Chest, English, Pine, Mahogany, Tool Trunk, Victorian

      £2,850.00

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    • Antique Merchant's Writing Slope, English, Leather, Correspondence Box, C.1890

      Antique Merchant's Writing Slope, English, Leather, Correspondence Box, C.1890

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7418

      This is an antique merchant's writing slope. An English, leather bound correspondence box, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1890.

      • Fascinating, leather bound London merchant's writing box
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina and in good order
      • Dressed in black leather, bound and embossed with pleasing detail
      • Stationery trays within ideal for the travelling writer
      • Scrolled foliate motif embossed to the lid and front fascia
      • Diamond shield escutcheon to front with working, inset lock — key present
      • The lid opens smoothly upon a brass hinge to reveal the leather writing slope and storage trays opposite
      • Slope lid opens to reveal document storage by way of a small sliding clasp
      • Stationery tray offers two ink well squares above a lidded pen tray and two open trays to sides
      • The whole removable to offer further hidden storage beneath
      • Maker's mark to the slope reverse reads 'Halstaff and Hannaford, 228 Regent Street'

      This is a delightful antique merchant's writing slope. Leather bound and in very good order, this correspondence box is as useful today as it was over 100 years ago. Delivered polished and ready to enjoy.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 30cm (11.75'')
      Max Depth: 24cm (9.5'')
      Max Height: 9.5cm (3.75'')

      Extended Width: 30cm (11.75'')
      Extended Depth: 50cm (19.75'')
      Extended Height: 6cm (2.25'')

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      Antique Merchant's Writing Slope, English, Leather, Correspondence Box, C.1890

      £875.00

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    • Small Antique Trinket Box, English, Malachite, Silver, Decorative, Victorian

      Small Antique Trinket Box, English, Malachite, Silver, Decorative, Victorian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7343

      This is a small antique trinket box. An English, malachite and silver decorative box with elephant finial, dating to the early Victorian period, circa 1850. 

      • Wonderfully diminutive, with captivating natural stone
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina and in very good order
      • Polished slices offer the alluring colour and serpentine bands of malachite
      • Delightful small elephant adorning the lid, stamped with 'Silver'
      • Detailed eyes, tusks and the distinctive large ears of the African Elephant

      This is a superb antique trinket box, graced with the natural appeal of striking malachite stone and a charmingly detailed silver elephant to the lid. Delivered polished and ready to behold.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 5.5cm (2.25'')
      Max Depth: 5.5cm (2.25'')
      Max Height: 4.5cm (1.75'')

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      Small Antique Trinket Box, English, Malachite, Silver, Decorative, Victorian

      £1,675.00

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    • Vintage Carved Trunk, Oriental, Camphorwood, Chest, Art Deco Taste, Circa 1940

      Vintage Carved Trunk, Oriental, Camphorwood, Chest, Art Deco Taste, Circa 1940

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7108

      This is a striking vintage carved trunk. An Oriental, camphorwood chest in Art Deco taste, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1940. 

      • Generously sized, decorative carved chest
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina
      • Camphorwood stocks show fine grain interest and rich russet hues
      • Profusely carved detail accentuates each corner
      • The stout lid opens smoothly upon a pair of internal brass hinges to reveal a clean interior
      • Dressed with a large scallop clasp with engraved details to the backplate
      • Inset carved handles to either end aiding carriage
      • Raised upon a quartet of shaped bracket feet

      This is a fascinating vintage carved trunk with strong Art Deco taste. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 91cm (35.75'')
      Max Depth: 47cm (18.5'')
      Max Height: 46.5cm (18.25'')

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      Vintage Carved Trunk, Oriental, Camphorwood, Chest, Art Deco Taste, Circa 1940

      £865.00

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