small c19th chinese export brassbound camphor travelling chest or trunk

Small C19th Chinese Export brass-bound camphor travelling chest or trunk .



Item Ref

ML 185


Small C19th Chinese Export brass-bound camphor travelling chest or trunk .
Desk-top size Campaign or travel chest with brass strappings , fittings and carrying handles . Constructed in insect-repellent scented camphor for use in the tropics .
The lid with brass lock and recessed finger loop for opening, the ends fitted with sturdy carrying handles . The interior fitted with a lidded compartment to one end for candles or valuables.
In good original condition with a golden hue and patination. The brass with some dents and wear commensurate with age , use and purpose. Minor warp to lid closing.
Remnants of old evocative travel or steamer labels . No key.
H 9"
W 22"
D 10"
China c. 1870
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 185


Height = 22 cm (9")
Width = 55 cm (22")
Depth = 25 cm (10")

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