• Item: Campaign Chest
• Circa: 1970
• Provenance: India
• Wood: Solid rosewood
• Dismantles into two sections
• Two-over-three drawer design
• Recessed brass military handles
• Brass string inlay
• Brass bindings & corner brackets
• Brass side carrying handles
• Brass “shield” shaped key escutcheons
• Working lever locks with keys
• Dovetailed drawer construction
• Rosewood drawer linings
• Carved plinth
• Original fluted bun feet
• Lovely colour & grain configuration
• Good condition
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 day UK returns period
Here is an example of a good quality colonial style Anglo Indian military campaign solid rosewood two-part chest of drawers, circa 1970, in good condition. Constructed with a single piece top, it features the original inset brass drop handles, with brass corner brackets and further brass strap-work and brass side carrying handles. The drawer fronts incorporate decorative brass “shield” shaped key escutcheons with continual brass stringing and brass floral work. The chest is constructed of solid rosewood with rosewood dovetailed drawer linings and its original panelled back. The drawers are in good working order, they are clean inside and close flush to the frame. The drawers also benefit from working lever locks (with a key). The chest boasts a lovely carved fluted plinth and stands onthe original fluted turned feet. The item splits into two sections for easy transportation.
The chest features a lovely rich dark red-brown rosewood colour, with a good grain configuration to the front and sides. This item would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the bedroom. This campaign chest of drawers would certainly grace any home. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This military chest is in good original condition. There are nominal old use marks to the brass corners and leading edges, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The item features the original brass inset handles. There are no ink stains, cup marks or burns to the top of the chest. The dovetailed drawers close flush to the frame. The drawers feature working lever locks and keys. The chest benefits from a lovely colour and a good grain configuration to the front and sides. The chest features its original feet and backboards. This item is well made, solid in joint and ready to use.
Height = 111cm or 43¾” or 3ft 7¾”
Width = 111cm or 43¾” or 3ft 7¾”
Depth = 50.3cm or 19¾” or 1ft 7¾”
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Ref. Military Chest 44