rare set of 5 numbered c19th ironbound oak countryhouse 'silverchests'

Rare set of 5 numbered C19th iron-bound oak Country-House 'silver-chests'



Item Ref

ML 1512


Rare set of 5 numbered C19th iron-bound oak Country-House 'silver-chests' . A consecutively numbered set of chests or trunks originally made to transport the silver of an English noble family from town to country residences. Heavily constructed with all original iron-bound strapping , hasps and carrying handles. Each chest has been adapted to house a single fitted removable tray above the open void beneath. All locks have been altered and do not function , and no keys are present.
Each chest has a gently arched dome-top profile , but are flat enough for use as a table .
All fitted with an engraved brass plaque numbered 1-5 , bearing the inscription "The Hon. Hubert Beaumont" . Hubert Beaumont (1864-1922) was a British Liberal Party politician , styled The Honourable from 1906.
Would work well in either a large domestic setting or in a commercial environment as tables or storage chests.
Cleaned and waxed .
No.1. W 30" x H 25" x D 21"
No 2. W 31" x H 25" x D 23"
No 3. W 30" x H 25" x D 21"
No 4. W 30" x H 26" x D 21"
No 5. W 30" x H 25" x D 21"
England c.1860
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1512


Height = 63.5001 cm (25")
Width = 78.7402 cm (31")
Depth = 58.4201 cm (23")

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