interesting and practical early c20th brassmounted leather trunk or chest

Interesting and practical early C20th brass-mounted leather trunk or chest.


| $605 USD | €542 EUR

Item Ref

ML 1611


Interesting and practical brass-bound leather trunk or chest.
Useful decorative leather trunk with hinged lid and padded interior . Reinforced bridle-stitched leather corners and patinated brass strapping and hasp locks . The sides fitted with stitched and padded leather loop strap handles . The top mounted with large dome-headed brass studs .
Decorated to sides and top with Chinese characters and calligraphy (apparently translating as "Vetinary") . The front decorated with an applied cut-leather stylised flower-head applique, the keyhole cover-plates of a matching design .
Could be used for a multiple of purposes . The interior would hold approximately 20 bottles of wine vertically or a large quantity of magazines, newspapers ,toys ,DVDs , CDs ,slippers ,boots etc etc etc .
The leather having obtained a rich waxed patina with only minor scuffs and water stains . The hinge of the lid in excellent order .
H 19"
W 28"
D 13"
China, Asia c.1920
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 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 1611


Height = 50 cm (20")
Width = 70 cm (28")
Depth = 35 cm (14")

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