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Large Antique Shipping Chest, English, Oak, Carriage Trunk, Georgian, Circa 1800


£2,350 | $3,201 USD | €2,754 EUR
Item Number: SA774929
Date of manufacture: Georgian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: London Fine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 32 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


This is a large antique shipping chest. An English, oak carriage trunk, dating to the late 18th century Georgian period, circa 1800.
Beautiful dome-top chest with superb finish
Displaying a desirable aged patina
Select oak offers fine grain interest and bountiful medullary rays
Rich caramel and russet hues invite the viewer beneath a wax polish finish
Striking sarcophagus form adds distinction
Stout dome lid opens smoothly upon external iron strap hinges
Three plank top with steam bent curvature and appealing figuring
Dressed with a pair of small circular handles to the front
Small oval lock escutcheon to front with large antique lock within key absent
Large, pleasingly weathered iron drop handles to each side
Attractive show dovetails to corners a testament to the strong form
Prominent plinth resides above a shaped apron to front and rear
Riding upon a useful set of rollers set within the base
This is a superb large antique shipping chest. Fascinating in its sarcophagus shape, the generous height offers itself for grand voyages or practical storage within the household. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 128cm (50.5'')
Max Depth: 59cm (23.25'')
Max Height: 82cm (32.25'')
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Our Ref: 18.7191
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Georgian.


Height = 82 cm (32.3")
Width = 128 cm (50.4")
Depth = 59 cm (23.2")

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