c19th dutch colonial teak and ebony brassmounted chest or trunk on stand

C19th Dutch colonial teak and ebony brass-mounted chest or trunk on stand .


| $1,146 USD | €1,027 EUR

Item Ref

ML 234


C19th Dutch colonial teak and ebony brass-mounted chest or trunk on stand .
Raised on turned legs , the integral stand with a shaped frieze , fitted with two drawers inlaid with brass stringing and central ebony motif inlay . The trunk with decorative pierced brass corner mounts , domed studded bolts , elaborate pierced gilt brass escutcheon plate with working lock and key , and fitted with side carrying handles . The inside of the lid with decorative brass strap hinges. (One brass knob pull missing to drawer) .
The lid with ebony edges and the sides of the chest with shaped ebony mouldings
Conceived in the C18th , these prestigious travelling chests were manufactured for Dutch officers and officials of the VOC trading company.
In good original condition, having decorative presence and providing practical storage. Minors historic wear and repairs , commensurate with age , use and purpose.
Probably Ceylonese , Dutch colonial.
H 28
W 36
D 18
Ceylon c.1870
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 .
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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 234


Height = 70 cm (28")
Width = 90 cm (36")
Depth = 45 cm (18")

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