• Item: Victorian Pine Chest
• Circa: 1840
• Provenance: England, UK
• Period: Victorian
• Wood: Pine
• Width: 97cm / 38⅛” / 3ft 2⅛”
• Twin-plank top
• Original candle box with lid
• Original steel carrying handles
• Original steel strap hinges
• Original brass key escutcheon
• Working steel lock (with key)
• Traditional hand-dovetail construction
• Ideal as a coffee table/ storage chest / TV stand
• Significant storage space
• Original patination & colour
• Provincial / rustic design
• Good original condition
• Free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns
This is a charming rustic antique English early Victorian pine chest, retaining the original patination, displaying good colour, circa 1840, in good original condition. The Victorian trunk has been constructed with a twin-plank flat top, with a cleated moulding, above single plank sides, front and back. Retaining the original steel strap hinges, steel carrying handles and key escutcheon, it also retains the original working steel lock (with key). The interior is clean, dry, practical and usable. The lid retains its original steel strap hinges, which are in good working condition. The interior comprises the original candle box, with lid, also retaining its original floorboards and backboards. The Victorian pine chest sits on its original small bracket feet. The back of the trunk retains its original panels along with the original floorboards. The Victorian pine chest has been wax-polished by hand (over the original scumble finish), in our workshop, to a professional standard, therefore the colour and patination are of an excellent standard.
This Victorian pine storage chest would look great in a variety of rooms, as a decorative piece in the hallway, to the living room or bedroom as a TV stand, or ottoman or blanket box at the foot of the bed etc.
This beautiful Victorian trunk boasts a warm rustic colour. As the Victorian flat-top chest boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This is a charming rustic antique English early Victorian pine chest, retaining the original patination, displaying good colour, circa 1840, in good original condition. Owing to its rustic / provincial provenance, there are old use marks visible to the top (see photos) and leading edges; all of which adds to the character, age and appeal of this Victorian chest. The Victorian pine chest has been cleaned and wax-polished by hand, in our workshop, to a professional standard. The interior is clean, dry, and usable and retains its original candle box. The original steel strap hinges and original side carrying handle are in good working condition. The trunk retains its original lid, floor, sides and back. The Victorian pine chest also boasts a working steel lock and working key. The Victorian trunk is solid in joint; it does not wobble on the floor and is ready to use.
Height = 45cm / 17¾” / 1ft 5¾”
External Width (Lid) = 97cm / 38⅛” / 3ft 2⅛”
External Depth (Lid) = 45.5cm / 18” / 1ft 6”
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