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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 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 Pine Domed Chest (J2708A)

      Antique Pine Domed Chest (J2708A)

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A very nice antique pine domed chest c1900 sitting on runners with original iron carry handles and candle box inside. Can be purchased in the bare wood for £270 or wax polished for £327 Height...

      £327.00

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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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    • Antique Tea Box, English, Oak, Iron, Connoisseur Caddy, Case, Georgian, C.1800

      Antique Tea Box, English, Oak, Iron, Connoisseur Caddy, Case, Georgian, C.1800

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7223

      This is a superb antique tea box. An English, oak and iron-bound connoisseur caddy or case, dating to the Georgian period, circa 1800. 

      • Store your treasured blends within this delightful caddy
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina
      • Select oak offers fine grain interest and rich caramel hues
      • Further visual appeal offered by wisps of medullary rays beneath the wax polish finish
      • Fascinating shield shape box with canted corners clasped in iron bindings
      • Pierced iron plates adorn the centre and four corners of the lid
      • Shaped, working lock escutcheon to front — key present
      • Pair of compartments within, finished with preservative metal linings and removable lids

      This is a charming antique tea box, with attractive oak and Georgian craftsmanship. Ideal for the tea lover or the coffee table. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 23.5cm (9.25'')
      Max Depth: 13.5cm (5.25'')
      Max Height: 15cm (6'')

      Compartment Width: 10cm (4'')
      Compartment Depth: 10cm (4'')
      Compartment Height: 9cm (3.5'')

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      Antique Tea Box, English, Oak, Iron, Connoisseur Caddy, Case, Georgian, C.1800

      £795.00

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    • Large Antique Shipping Chest, English, Oak, Carriage Trunk, Georgian, Circa 1800

      Large Antique Shipping Chest, English, Oak, Carriage Trunk, Georgian, Circa 1800

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7191

      This is a large antique shipping chest. An English, oak carriage trunk, dating to the late 18th century Georgian period, circa 1800. 

      • Beautiful dome-top chest with superb finish
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina
      • Select oak offers fine grain interest and bountiful medullary rays
      • Rich caramel and russet hues invite the viewer beneath a wax polish finish
      • Striking sarcophagus form adds distinction
      • Stout dome lid opens smoothly upon external iron strap hinges
      • Three plank top with steam bent curvature and appealing figuring
      • Dressed with a pair of small circular handles to the front
      • Small oval lock escutcheon to front with large antique lock within — key absent
      • Large, pleasingly weathered iron drop handles to each side
      • Attractive show dovetails to corners a testament to the strong form
      • Prominent plinth resides above a shaped apron to front and rear
      • Riding upon a useful set of rollers set within the base

      This is a superb large antique shipping chest. Fascinating in its sarcophagus shape, the generous height offers itself for grand voyages or practical storage within the household. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 128cm (50.5'')
      Max Depth: 59cm (23.25'')
      Max Height: 82cm (32.25'')

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      Large Antique Shipping Chest, English, Oak, Carriage Trunk, Georgian, Circa 1800

      £2,350.00

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    • Miniature Chest/Jeellery Box Apprentice Piece

      Miniature Chest/Jeellery Box Apprentice Piece

      amorini antiques & craft emporium, wirral, united kingdom

      A sweet Victorian table top chest of drawers. usually made by apprentices these pieces are ideal for jewellery or to house collections of small objects or papers. This miniature is typical of an early Victorian...

      £375.00

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    • Small Antique Document Box, English, Walnut, Desk, Pen, Sarcophagus, Victorian

      Small Antique Document Box, English, Walnut, Desk, Pen, Sarcophagus, Victorian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7246

      This is a small antique document box. An English, walnut desk or pen sarcophagus, dating to the Victorian period and later, circa 1880. 

      • A quality document store with fine figuring
      • Displays a desirable aged patina - in very good order
      • Select walnut shows fine grain interest
      • Deep russet hues dazzle beneath the wax polish finish
      • Tiered, sarcophagus lid opens smoothly upon a pair of internal hinges
      • Later pen box with lid to interior presented in light caramel finish
      • Dressed with a small inset brass lined lock — key absent
      • Standing upon a tiered plinth base with a shock of emerald green baize beneath

      This is a fascinating antique document box, with diminutive form for the desk top. Attractive finish and a useful, later pen box. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 31.5cm (12.5'')
      Max Depth: 24.5cm (9.75'')
      Max Height: 20cm (7.75'')

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      Small Antique Document Box, English, Walnut, Desk, Pen, Sarcophagus, Victorian

      £495.00

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    • Antique Jewellery Box, Japanese, Leather, Desk Caddy, Meiji Period, Circa 1900

      Antique Jewellery Box, Japanese, Leather, Desk Caddy, Meiji Period, Circa 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7179

      This is an antique jewellery box. A Japanese, leather bound desk caddy, dating to the Meiji period in the late 19th century, circa 1900. 

      • Intriguing finish and dark tones
      • Displays a desirable aged patina, commensurate with age
      • Leather bound with fantastic dark russet hues
      • The leather pleasingly aged and decorated with gold tooled borders
      • Dome top lid offers a charming scene of two birds on a sprouting branch
      • Opening to reveal the interior with removable small tray
      • Dressed with a large circular clasp to the front
      • Drop handles to each side with engraved bat wing motif

      This is a fascinating and inviting antique jewellery box, set to add mystique to a dressing table or as an unusual desk tidy. Delivered polished and ready to behold.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 29.5cm (11.5'')
      Max Depth: 17.5cm (7'')
      Max Height: 10cm (4'')

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      Antique Jewellery Box, Japanese, Leather, Desk Caddy, Meiji Period, Circa 1900

      £1,195.00

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    • Large Antique Coffer, Italian, Walnut, Sword Chest, Linen Trunk, 18th Century

      Large Antique Coffer, Italian, Walnut, Sword Chest, Linen Trunk, 18th Century

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7121

      This is a large antique coffer. An Italian, walnut sword chest or linen trunk, dating to the mid 18th century, circa 1750. 

      • Wonderfully carved chest with generous proportion and copious fascination
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina and good order
      • Select Italian walnut shows fine grain interest and rich caramel hues
      • Vigourously and well-carved front panel offers exquisite detail
      • Wide lid opens upon delightful snipe hinges with visible 'arrow head' showing through the top
      • Opens to reveal a generous chest with lidded candle box to the side
      • Superb carved fascia displays an arresting level of craftsmanship
      • Floral bouquet to centre presented against a tight diamond pattern ground
      • Large flower head patera to each side, radiating out from a smaller central flower
      • Continuous foliate border with a quartet of long Italian fir leaves for incidental detail
      • Delightful dovetail joints to the corners resonate with durability and strength
      • Continuous plinth apron sits over a pair of long stile feet, with distinctive fluted claw toes

      This is a supreme antique coffer, with bountiful Italian walnut and inviting caramel hues. Generous of size and highly desirable, this is a great opportunity to welcome an 18th century Italian coffer into your home. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 158cm (62.25'')
      Max Depth: 59.5cm (23.5'')
      Max Height: 60cm (23.5'')

      Candle Box Width: 13.5cm (5.25'')
      Candle Box Depth: 45cm (17.75'')
      Candle Box Height: 42cm (16.5'')

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      Large Antique Coffer, Italian, Walnut, Sword Chest, Linen Trunk, 18th Century

      £2,950.00

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    • Large Antique Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Steamer, Victorian, C.1900

      Large Antique Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Steamer, Victorian, C.1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7035

      This is a large antique trunk. An English, pine carriage chest or steamer trunk, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Of useful proportion and charming finish
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Pine shows fine grain interest and rich caramel hues beneath the wax polish finish
      • Iron and leather bound for lasting strength
      • Dressed with large iron clasps to each side of the front fascia
      • Decorative German copper plate to lid edge
      • Wide leather carriage straps to each side with shaped iron keepers
      • Stout lid opens upon rear hinges with bracket hinge to the right
      • The interior finished with a foliate lining of cream and green hues
      • The base lined with a map of Launceston District in Cornwall, dating to 1906

      This is a large and attractive antique trunk. Of useful size and height to be considered as a coffee table or as a linen chest to the end of a bed. Charming decorative touches set this particular chest apart. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 97.5cm (38.5'')
      Max Depth: 60cm (23.5'')
      Max Height: 67.5cm (26.5'')

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      Large Antique Trunk, English, Pine, Carriage Chest, Steamer, Victorian, C.1900

      £1,195.00

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    • Antique Gentleman's Correspondence Box, Campaign, Travel Case, Regency, C.1820

      Antique Gentleman's Correspondence Box, Campaign, Travel Case, Regency, C.1820

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7016

      This is an antique gentleman's correspondence box. An English, Rosewood and mother of pearl inlaid campaign or travel case, dating to the Regency period, circa 1820. 

      • Exquisite example of a Regency campaign case
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina
      • Striking Rosewood stocks show fine grain interest
      • The rich russet hues present the inlaid mother of pearl beautifully
      • Tall, sarcophagus shape with domed lid
      • Lid opens smoothly at turn of key, in turn offering access to the panel doors
      • Arranged as a suite of three drawers with a fourth faux panel
      • Each finished with charming inlay of circular motif and wooden pulls
      • Arresting cobalt blue interior lining with letter sleeve to lid
      • Jewellery trays with five fabric lids for added storage in the field
      • Fold-out writing slope to lowest drawer front with small glass ink well
      • Dressed with Mother of Pearl lock escutcheons over inset working locks — key present
      • Raised on four squat bun feet beneath a delightfully carved apron

      This is a superb and highly appealing antique gentleman's correspondence box. A testament to the fine craftsmanship of the Regency period, the Rosewood, Mother of Pearl and shock of blue to the interior appointments offer a sight to behold. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 29.5cm (11.5'')
      Max Depth: 23cm (9'')
      Max Height: 29.5cm (11.5'')

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      Antique Gentleman's Correspondence Box, Campaign, Travel Case, Regency, C.1820

      £4,650.00

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    • Ornate Antique Tea Caddy, English, Rosewood, Sarcophagus, Chest, Regency, C.1820

      Ornate Antique Tea Caddy, English, Rosewood, Sarcophagus, Chest, Regency, C.1820

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7017

      This is an ornate antique tea caddy. An English, Rosewood sarcophagus chest with Mother of Pearl inlay, dating to the Regency period, circa 1820. 

      • Make tea drinking an event with this beautiful caddy
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Superb grain interest to the select Rosewood
      • Deep caramel hues beam beneath the wax polish finish
      • Foliate Mother of Pearl inlay graces the lid and front fascia
      • The dome top lid secured by an inlaid, working lock — key present with dashing tassel
      • Upon opening, the rouched velvet lining in rich scarlet catches the eye
      • Arranged as a pair of caddies with mixing glass to the centre
      • Each Rosewood caddy with Mother of Pearl inlay to lid
      • Infuse your favourite teas within the quality mixing glass
      • Complete with a striking mixing spoon fashioned from Mother of Pearl
      • Raised upon four gadrooned bun feet with carriage provided by brass drop handles over ornate backplates

      This is a delightful antique tea caddy. Superb craftsmanship, with eye-catching inlay and gadrooned edge moulding against rich Rosewood grains. A treat from the Regency period and one to appeal to tea lovers and collectors alike. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for enjoyment.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 35.5cm (14'')
      Max Depth: 19.5cm (7.75'')
      Max Height: 21cm (8.25'')

      Tea Box Width: 8cm (3.25'')
      Tea Box Depth: 13cm (5'')
      Tea Box Height: 13.5cm (5.25'')

      Glass Diameter: 9cm (3.5")

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      Ornate Antique Tea Caddy, English, Rosewood, Sarcophagus, Chest, Regency, C.1820

      £2,750.00

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    • Vintage Shoe Travelling Case, Salesman's, Collector's, Travel Trunk, Globite

      Vintage Shoe Travelling Case, Salesman's, Collector's, Travel Trunk, Globite

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6989

      This is a vintage shoe travelling case. An Australian, saleman's or collectors travel trunk by Globite, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930. 

      • Fascinating travel case
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Rich brown hues to the case covering
      • Press stud seam work adds stability
      • The deep form offers useful space for sales samples or pairs of shoes
      • Arranged as 12 compartments with soft textile pouch linings
      • Interior dressed with fine, diamond pattern textile
      • Slide lock clasps keep the whole secure
      • Stout leather handle offers comfortable handling
      • Globite maker's mark to the front fascia in gold tooling
      • Unverified as Ella, but the name to the side reads E. Fitzgerald
      • Ideally suited to those on tour or long vacations with impressive shoe collections

      This is an unusual vintage shoe travelling case with generous compartments for up to 12 pairs - no need for compromise with holiday footwear. Delivered polished and ready for travel.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 50cm (19.75'')
      Max Depth: 64cm (25.25'')
      Max Height: 24.5cm (9.75'')

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      Vintage Shoe Travelling Case, Salesman's, Collector's, Travel Trunk, Globite

      £795.00

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    • Antique Tea Caddy, English, Rosewood, Chest, Thomas of London, Regency, C.1820

      Antique Tea Caddy, English, Rosewood, Chest, Thomas of London, Regency, C.1820

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7014

      This is an antique tea caddy. An English, Rosewood chest with Mother of Pearl inlay by Thomas of London, dating to the Regency period, circa 1820. 

      • Ornate sarcophagus caddy
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select Rosewood offers striking grain interest
      • Mother of Pearl inlay catches the light beautifully
      • Of fine craftsmanship and elegant form
      • Circular, working brass lock — key present with golden cotton tassel
      • Lid interior with decorative inlaid frieze
      • Arranged as two caddies either side of a cut glass mixing bowl
      • Mixing bowl in good order with attractive diamond pattern
      • Inlay extends to the Rosewood caddy lids
      • Maker's Mark for E. Thomas, No.54 Burlington Arcade, London
      • Drop handles to each side and raised on a quartet of squat bun feet

      This is a wonderful antique tea caddy with superb Mother of Pearl inlay and cut glass mixer. Sure to grace any desk or display space, with its attractive sarcophagus forms. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 35cm (13.75'')
      Max Depth: 19.5cm (7.75'')
      Max Height: 20cm (7.75'')

      Tea Box Width: 7.5cm (3'')
      Tea Box Depth: 12.5cm (5'')
      Tea Box Height: 12.5cm (5'')

      Glass Diameter: 9cm (3.5")

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      Antique Tea Caddy, English, Rosewood, Chest, Thomas of London, Regency, C.1820

      £1,950.00

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