c18th dutch east indies colonial brassmounted teak coffer on stand

C18th Dutch East Indies Colonial brass-mounted teak coffer on stand .


| $1,719 USD | €1,549 EUR

Item Ref

ML 2211


C18th Dutch East Indies Colonial brass-mounted teak coffer on stand .
The heavily brass-mounted teak chest or strong-box , mounted upon a detachable stand fitted with a frieze drawer and raised on original tall turned ebony feet. The drawer fitted with decorative gilded handles, the whole decorated with pierced and engraved brass-work , heavy dome-topped studs and a pierced escutcheon plate with original lock and key . Heavily-moulded profiles to the edge of the lid and top of base section.
The interior or the lid showing decorative brass hinges , the interior void having a lidded candle or spice-box to right hand side. Each side fitted with substantial cast gilt-bronze carrying handles .
Such chests were often commissioned by officers of the Dutch East India Trading Company or VOC , as prestigious items for personal use when travelling and working in the colonies.
In excellent original condition, with wear consistent with age , use and purpose.
H 31
W 28
D 18
Dutch East Indies c.1780
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 2211


Height = 77 cm (31")
Width = 70 cm (28")
Depth = 45 cm (18")

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