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EARLY 19TH CENTURY CAMPHOR WOOD SLOPE SIDED SEACHEST
A SUPERB SLOPE SIDED SEACHEST OF DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION MADE OF FIGURED CAMPHOR WOOD TIMBER. LOVELY GOLDEN AMBER COLOUR, DRAWERED INTERIOR WITH CANDLE BOX LID COMPARTMENT, PERIOD BRASS ESCUTCHEON & LOCK. THE 19TH CENTURY IRON CARRYING HANDLES PERIOD REPLACEMENTS.
CAMPHOR TIMBER WAS TRADITIONALLY USED FOR ITS PROPERTIES OF BEING FRAGRANT AND RESILIENT TO WOODWORM.
CHESTS LIKE THESE WOULD HAVE BEEN USED BY SAILORS TO HOLD THEIR WORLDLY POSSESIONS UPON EMBARKING ON A VOYAGE, AND WOULD OFTEN PASS FROM ONE GENERATION OF SAILOR TO ANOTHER. THEIR 'SLOPED' DESIGN WAS ONE OF FUNCTION IN STABILITY AND SAVING SPACE IN CRAMPED CONDITIONS ABOARD SHIP.

DIMENSIONS:
46CM HIGH
98CM WIDE
47CM DEEP
Price: £695





PAINTED SEA CHEST
A PAINTED SEA CHEST WITHE ROPE HANDLES AND DECORATIVE ARTWORK ON THE LID INTERIOR
Price: £325





GOOD QUALITY 19TH CENTURY PINE CHEST WITH DRAWER
AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY PINE MULE CHEST , WELL CONSTRUCTED WITH THICK TIMBERS, TWO PLANK TOP ABOVE DOVETAILED FRONT, ORIGINAL PERIOD BLUE COMPARTMENT INTERIOR, HEAVY DURY CARRYING HANDLES, LONG DOVETAILED DRAWER WITH OGEE MOULDING STOOD ON SMALL TURNED BUN FEET. RECENTELY CLEANED AND RESTORED IN WAXED POLISH FINISH READY TO USE. BOUGHT PRIVATELY.

DIMENSIONS:
67CM TALL
120CM WIDE
59CM DEEP
Ref: MULE PINE MIKE GARN
Price: £295





GEORGIAN PINE BOX
A PINE WAXED GEORGIAN CHEST OR BOX WITH A BRACKET FOOT AND CARRYING HANDLES.
ALL NICE AND CLEAN WITH TWO SMALL INTERNAL DRAWERS.
Ref: MIKE
Price: £275





LATE GEORGIAN PINE BOX WITH COMPARTMENT INTERIOR
RATHER CHARMING LATE GEORGIAN PINE BOX WITH DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION, IRON CARRYING HANDLES, ORIGINAL COMPARTMENT INTERIOR AND LOCK,STOOD ON STRAIGHT PLINTH. STRIPPED POLISHED & AND READY FOR USE.

DIMENSIONS:
42CM TALL
78CM WIDE
44CM DEEP
Ref: COMPARTMENT INTERIOR BOX MIKE
Price: £180





19TH CENTURY ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY
CLEAN & HONEST EXAMPLE OF A MID 19TH CENTURY TEA CADDY OF SARCOPHAGUS FORM, WITH ORIGINAL INTERIOR (LACKING MIXING BOWL), GOLDEN FADED COLOUR, STOOD ON PADED FEET WITH MOTHER OF PEARL ESCUTCHEON.

DIMENSIONS:
17CM HIGH
26CM WIDE
15CM DEEP
Ref: ROSEWOOD TEA CADDY
Price: £145





SMALL19TH CENTURY LEATHER BOUND JEWELLERY BOX
A SMALL LEATHER BOUND JEWELLERY BOX WITH GILDED SURROUND BOUGHT FROM A PRIVATE ESTATE AS SEEN SOLD WITH CONTENT, LIFT UP TRAY AND SMALL BRASS ESCUTCHEON. MINOR WEAR TO LEATHER BUT OVERALL PRESENTABLE CONDITION.

DIMENSIONS:
9CM HIGH
20CM WIDE
13CM DEEP
Ref: PLAIN LEATHER JEWELLERY BOX
Price: £100





19TH CENTURY ROSEWOOD FITTED SEWING BOX
A ROSEWOOD SEWING BOX WITH MOTHER OF PEARL ACCOMPANIMENTS AND FITTED INTERIOR, INLAID TOP AND ESCUTCHEON,LOVELY QUALITY THING WITH WEAR & TEAR BOUGHT AS SEEN.

DIMNESIONS:
12CM TALL
28CM WIDE
20CM DEEP
Ref: PAUA ROSEWOOD BOX
Price: £100





A PAINTED 19TH CENTURY SLOPED ROPE HANDLE SEA SAILORS CHEST
A CLEAN SLOPE SIDED PINE SAILORS CHEST WITH ORIGINAL BECKET HANDLES AND INTERIOR CANDLE BOX, OVERPAINTED IN POLYCHROME RED AND BLACK.

DIMENSIONS:
100CM WIDE
47CM DEEP
47CM TALL
Ref: RED SEA CHEST
This item has been sold





WONDERFUL LATE GEORGIAN ORIGINAL PINE CHEST WITH FOLK ART HUNTING SCENE INTERIOR
UNTOUCHED PINE CHEST WITH BRASS CARRYING HANDLES SHAPED BRACKET FEET IN ORIGINAL PATINATED CONDITION. PARTICULARLY CHARMING INTERIOR APPLIED ARTWORK TO THE LID SHOWING A HUNT WITH HOUNDS AT WORK, TOGETHER WITH INSPIRATIONAL PRINTS OF A VOLUPTUOUS NYMPH HELPING IN THE TRANSFORMATION OF PICUS, AND SOME CONTEMPORARY RACING FORM..WHO SAYS MEN NEVER CHANGE!?..
THE CHEST WOULD HAVE BEEN OWNED BY A HIRED HAND OF LOCAL ESTATE, AND THE ARTWORK LIKELY FROM FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE OF THE WORKER LIFE.

DIMENSIONS:
102CM WIDE
50CM DEEP
45CM TALL
This item has been sold