• Item: Trunk / Chest
• Circa: 1870
• Provenance: India
• Wood: Solid teak
• Large proportions
• Brass banding to front, sides and rear
• Solid brass side carrying handles
• Original lid hasps
• Original diamond shape inlaid key escutcheon
• Original working lock & working key
• Original bracket feet
• Lovely rustic original colour & patination
• No missing parts / brass
• Excellent 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 fine quality antique Anglo-Indian Victorian colonial teak and brass campaign chest / trunk, of a generous sizer, circa 1870, in excellent 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 (with working key), which is in good working order, and features the original diamond shaped inlaid key escutcheon. The lid also retains its original hasps which further secure the lid, which would have been used to attach padlocks. The interior of the chest comprises a two-plank floor. The sides of the box are decorated with solid brass carrying handles. The chest is raised on a moulded plinth and rests on small bracket feet. It would make an ideal coffee table, TV stand, or ottoman at the foot of the bed.
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.
This is a fine quality large antique Anglo-Indian Victorian colonial teak and brass campaign chest / trunk, circa 1870, in excellent original condition. 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 (please see photos). The chest has been cleaned and French polished, by hand, to a professional standard in our workshop. The chest therefore boasts a stunning colour and patination. There are no missing sections or brass work to the chest. The chest retains its original working lock, with working key. The original brass hinges are also in good working order. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
Height = 45.7cm or 18” or 1ft 6”
Width = 79.8cm or 31⅜” or 2ft 7⅜”
Depth = 44.2cm or 17⅜” or 1ft 5⅜”
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