• Item: Trunk / Chest
• Circa: 1870
• Provenance: India
• Wood: Solid teak
• Brass banding to front, sides and rear
• Original brass side carrying handles
• Original diamond shape inlaid key escutcheon
• Original working lock & 2 keys
• Original bracket feet
• Lovely rustic original colour & patination
• No missing parts
• Good original condition
• Ideal as a coffee table or ottoman
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 day UK returns period
This is a good quality antique Victorian colonial teak campaign chest, circa 1870, in good original condition. The chest features a teak outer frame, boasting brass banding to the front, sides and rear. The chest also features the original outer lock, which is in good working order. There are two working keys, which insert into the original diamond shaped inlaid key escutcheon. The interior of the chest comprises a four plank floor. The sides of the box are decorated with the original brass carrying handles. The chest is raised on a moulded plinth and rests on small bracket feet. It would make an ideal coffee table or ottoman at the foot of the bed.
The box features a rich oxblood teak colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and the years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the office to the bedroom. This item would certainly grace any home or office and is a great investment, as it’s extremely functional. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely antique piece.
The box is in good original condition, which is commensurate with its age. Nominal old use marks to the exterior and leading edges of the box, including the interior but nothing significant considering the age of the item. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination. There are no missing compartments to the box. The box retains its original working locks, with working keys. The original brass hinges are also in good working order. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
Height = 52.1cm or 20½” or 1ft 8½”
Width = 71.5cm or 28⅛” or 2ft 4⅛”
Depth = 48.8cm or 19¼” or 1ft 7¼”
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Ref. Chest 3