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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 Louis XV Revival Marquetry Commode Chest 19th C

      Antique French Louis XV Revival Marquetry Commode Chest 19th C

      regent antiques limited, london, united kingdom

      This is a beautiful antique French Louis XV Revival walnut and ormolu mounted commode, circa 1860 in date. It has a stunning shaped Italian pink and grey marble top above two half width drawers and...

      £6,250.00

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    • Large 19thc Swedish Country House Robust Painted Pine Storage Coffer Chest

      Large 19thc Swedish Country House Robust Painted Pine Storage Coffer Chest

      artsonline.org.uk, shepton mallet, united kingdom

      Large 19thc Swedish Country House Robust Painted Pine Storage Coffer Chest Brief Description: This is a beautiful large strong & sturdy 19th Century Robust Swedish Pine Coffer Chest with a fabulous hand-painted panelled front, wrought...

      £750.00

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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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    • Large Antique Steamer Trunk, English, Cedar, Shipping Chest, Edwardian, C.1910

      Large Antique Steamer Trunk, English, Cedar, Shipping Chest, Edwardian, C.1910

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7448

      This is a large antique steamer trunk. An English, cedar and bentwood shipping chest, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • A charming example from the golden age of sea voyages
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina and its years of travel
      • Natural cedar offers fine grain interest and mellow caramel hues
      • Stout bentwood bracing with iron caps to corners
      • Dressed with a large central clasp with a pair of latches alongside
      • Each clasp offers a sliding lock — tested as working, with key present
      • Key replete with 'Royal Yacht Club, London' fob
      • Lid opens smoothly, resting upon a hinge stay to reveal a light cream interior
      • Original leather carry handles to each end with circular iron mounts
      • Fascinating travel labels for locales including France and the Netherlands adorn the fascia
      • Hand-written 'hold' mark to lid with 'deck 3' on left side and '3rd' to the right, respectively

      This is an appealing antique steamer trunk, with eye-catching travel labels and attractive cedar stocks. Delivered waxed, polished and ready to enjoy.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 93.5cm (36.75'')
      Max Depth: 55.5cm (21.75'')
      Max Height: 33.5cm (13.25'')

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      Large Antique Steamer Trunk, English, Cedar, Shipping Chest, Edwardian, C.1910

      £395.00

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    • Antique Georgian Inlaid Mahogany Secretaire Linen Press

      Antique Georgian Inlaid Mahogany Secretaire Linen Press

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1790, Georgian inlaid mahogany secretaire linen press. Surmounted by a moulded cornice over a satinwood inlaid frieze with shell inlay. The doors in flame mahogany with large central shell inlays, shaped mouldings, and satinwood,...

      £3,750.00

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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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    • Antique Hanging Court Box, English, Oak, Middle Temple, London, Victorian, 1900

      Antique Hanging Court Box, English, Oak, Middle Temple, London, Victorian, 1900

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7368

      This is an antique hanging court box. An English, oak and brass key box with an emblem for The Honourable Society of Middle Temple London, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1900. 

      • Of compact proportion with a fascinating legal background
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina with appealing weathering
      • Oak offers rich caramel hues and patinated grain interest
      • Wisps of medullary rays add distinction
      • Weathered bronze emblem with the 'Lamb of God' motif carrying the flag of St. George
      • Reads 'Hon. Society of Middle Temple' - one of the four inns of court in London
      • Pair of doors to base, opening with a small brass pull
      • Can be displayed as free standing or wall mounted with small hanging loop to rear

      This is a charming antique court box, with links to British legal history and appealingly weathered. Delivered waxed, polished and ready to display.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 26cm (10.25'')
      Max Depth: 18cm (7'')
      Max Height: 38cm (15'')

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      Antique Hanging Court Box, English, Oak, Middle Temple, London, Victorian, 1900

      £895.00

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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 Steamer Trunk, English, Canvas, Leather, Travel Chest, Edwardian, C.1910

      Antique Steamer Trunk, English, Canvas, Leather, Travel Chest, Edwardian, C.1910

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.7178

      This is an antique steamer trunk. An English, canvas and leather-bound travel chest by Webb & Son, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. 

      • Relive the elegance of the golden age of voyages
      • Displaying a desirable aged patina - some water marks betray its intended purpose
      • Quality frame dressed with appealing, light cream canvas and dressed with leather corners
      • Beech rails add further strength to the case and offer warm caramel hues
      • Generously sized, working brass clasp holds the lid securely — key present
      • Further secured by a pair of secondary clasps
      • Broad leather handles to either side aid carriage
      • The stout lid opens smoothly and rests against two fabric stays
      • Lid exterior bearing the passenger label for a Mrs Julia Mott, with hand-written surname to canvas
      • Travel label to the front fascia details a journey to Toronto, Canada aboard a Manchester Liners service
      • Maker's mark inside for Webb & Son of Plymouth, Bristol and Exeter

      This is a delightful antique steamer trunk, with pleasing weathering and attractive details. Delivered ready to enjoy or display.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 72cm (28.25'')
      Max Depth: 48.5cm (19'')
      Max Height: 39.5cm (15.5'')

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      Antique Steamer Trunk, English, Canvas, Leather, Travel Chest, Edwardian, C.1910

      £675.00

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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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