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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





SUPERB EARLY 19TH CENTURY SAILORS SEACHEST BOX
A LOVELY EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY SLOPE SIDES SEA-CHEST WITH ORIGINAL FOLK ART PAINTED INTERIOR & COMPARTMENT, ORIGINAL IRON CARRYING HANDLES, HEAVY TIMBERS AND DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION. IN FULLY RESTORED CONDITION READY TO USE.NICE PROVENANCE ONCE BELONGING TO A NORTHUMBERLAND SAILOR JOHN INGRAM (SEE PHOTO). CHESTS SUCH AS THESE WERE TAKEN TO HOLD THE SAILORS WORLDLY POSSESSIONS ON VOYAGES, INTERIORS OFTEN UNIQUELY DECORATED IN THEIR SPARE TIME.

DIMENSIONS:
42CM TALL
93CM WIDE
51CM DEEP
Price: £450





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





EARLY GEORGIAN OAK BIBLE BOX CHEST INITIALLED 'M-H'
A SMALL CLEAN HONEST LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY OAK BOX WITH POLISHED TOP OGEE EDGE, GOOD ORIGINAL HAND FORGED IRON LOCK ,SHAPED CLASP AND HINGES, INITIALLED INLAY OF BOG OAK 'M-H', PLAIN INTERIOR SAT ON SIMPLE OGEE CORNICE. BOUGHT PRIVATELY , NICE RICH COLOUR AND PATINATION.

DIMENSIONS:
27CM TALL
87CM WIDE
47CM DEEP
Ref: OAK BIBLE BOX
Price: £220





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



 
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