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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





VICTORIAN PINE CHEST
A WAXED PINE CHEST OR TRUNK WITH CARRYING HANDLES AND HINGED LID.
ACQUIRED FROM A LARGE WELSH ESTATE FARMHOUSE.
THE SHAPE LENDING ITSELF FOR A VARIETY OF USES,LOGS ETC.
Ref: M4
Price: £395





GEORGIAN SEA CHEST
A LOVELY CANTERED SEA CHEST IN IT'S ORIGINAL PAINT OR SCUMBLE.
WITH ORIGINAL ROPE HANDLES OR BECKETS THIS WOULD BE IDEAL STORAGE AROUND THE HOUSE
OR EVEN COFFEE TABLE.
Ref: MIKE
Price: £395





SEA CHEST WITH SECRET COMPARTMENT
A GEORGIAN PINE SEA CHEST WITH ROPE HANDLES OR BECKETS.
THE INTERIOR CONTAINS A DRAWER WHICH WHEN TAKEN OUT REVEALS
A SMALL HINGED DOOR FOR HIDING TREASURES.(SEE PHOTOS)
Ref: MIKE
Price: £375





19TH CENTURY CANVAS TOP MAHOGANY SEACHEST
A GOOD QUALITY MAHOGANY SEACHEST OF DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION; THICK TOPPED MAHOGANY LID COVERED IN POLISHED CANVAS, ESCUTCHEON AND APPLIED LOCK STRAP, STEEL CARRY HANDLES TO THE SIDES STOOD ON SOLID MOULDED TIMBER PLINTH. MULTILAYERED TEXTURED PAINT FINISH. REMNANTS OF FOLK ART PAINTING TO INTERIOR LID UNDERNEATH PAINTWORK.

DIMENSIONS:
43CM TALL
107CM WIDE
41CM DEEP
Ref: RED SEACHEST
Price: £350





19TH CENTURY TEAK SEACHEST
A GOOD QUALITY LATE 19TH CENTURY TEAK TRAVEL CHEST OF DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION; THICK ROUNDED HINGED TOP, LOVELY ORIGINAL LABELS 'BIBBY LINE LONDON- RANGOON' TO THE FRONT, LATER CARRY HANDLES, TIN LINED INTERIOR. MELLOW GOLDEN TEAK COLOUR, IDEAL STORAGE / COFFEE TABLE.

DIMENSIONS:
49CM TALL
88CM WIDE
50CM DEEP
Ref: TEAK RANGOON BOX
Price: £325





PINE BOX WITH SECRET DRAWER
A VERY CLEAN PINE CHEST OR BOX WITH LIFT UP LID AND METAL CARRYING HANDLES.
INTERNALLY THERE ARE TWO SMALL DRAWERS WITH GLASS KNOBS WHICH HIDE A SECRET DRAWER WHICH CAN BE ACCESSED WHEN THE SMALL DRAWERS REMOVED.
Ref: M
Price: £295





VICTORIAN PINE STORAGE BOX
A VICTORIAN PINE BOX THOUGHT TO BE USED RAILWAYMEN FOR STORAGE TRACKSIDE.
OF SOLID CONSTRUCTION WITH A SLOPING HINGED LID THIS WOULD BE PERFECT FOR ALL TYPES OF STORAGE
INCLUDING LOGS.
Ref: MIKE
Price: £295





GEORGIAN PINE MULE CHEST
A NICE SIMPLE PINE CHEST WITH HINGED LID AND DRAWER BELOW.
CLEAN AND SOLID WITH A WAXED FINISH.
GREAT STORAGE FOR TOYS,CLOTHES,BLANKETS etc.
Ref: MIKE
Price: £295





IMMACULATE 19TH CENTURY PINE BLANKET BOX
A LOVELY EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY PINE CHEST CONSTRUCTED FROM BROAD SINGLE SPAN PLANKS OF COLONIAL YELLOW PINE, WITH POLISHED TOP AND ROUNDED MOULDING , ORIGINAL ESCUTCHEON, ORIGINAL IRONWORK AND INTERNAL CANDLE COMPARTMENT WITH LOWER SMALL DRAWERS, STOOD ON SHAPED BRACKET FEET AND LATER CASTORS (CAN BE REMOVED). RESTORED AND CLEANED INSIDE AND OUT, WITH WAX POLISH FINISH READY TO USE.

DIMENSIONS:
57CM TALL
94CM WIDE
53CM DEEP
Ref: PINE BOX NO HANDLES JON
Price: £275



 
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