c19th chinese export brassbound military campaign travelling trunk in camphor wood

C19th Chinese export brass-bound military campaign travelling trunk in camphor wood.



Item Ref

ML 1610


C19th Chinese export brass-bound military campaign / travelling trunk in camphor wood .
Made from well-figured exotic tropical camphor wood , to repell insects and prevent infestation in hot climes.
Brass strappings and brass-capped strengthened corners , fitted with carrying handles to the ends .
The top with unengraved /vacant brass name plaque , the front of lid with inset brass lifting handle , below is a brass lock-plate (no key).
Strongly-scented interior with characteristic camphor smell , the exterior of good pale colour.
Has knocks and dents commensurate with age and use . The lid closure with minor warp.
Useful coffee table or storage chest .
H 16"
W 35"
D 17"
China 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 .
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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 .
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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 .
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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 1610


Height = 40 cm (16")
Width = 90 cm (36")
Depth = 44 cm (18")

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