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Antique Victorian Anglo Indian Colonial Campaign Teak & Brass Chest / Trunk (circa 1870)

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Yolanda Gray Antiques

This antique has been viewed 34 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


This is a fine quality antique Anglo-Indian Victorian colonial teak and brass campaign chest / trunk, of a generous size, circa 1870, in excellent original condition.

• Item: Trunk / Chest
• Circa: 1870
• Provenance: India
• Wood: Solid teak
• Large proportions
• Brass banding to front, sides and rear
• Solid brass side carrying handles
• Original lid hasps
• Original diamond shape inlaid key escutcheon
• Original working lock & working key
• Original bracket feet
• Lovely rustic original colour & patination
• No missing parts / brass
• Excellent original condition
• Ideal as a coffee table or ottoman
• Free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns period

This is a fine quality antique Anglo-Indian Victorian colonial teak and brass campaign chest / trunk, of a generous sizer, circa 1870, in excellent original condition. The chest features a teak outer frame, boasting brass banding to the front, sides and rear. The chest also features the original outer lock (with working key), which is in good working order, and features the original diamond shaped inlaid key escutcheon. The lid also retains its original hasps which further secure the lid, which would have been used to attach padlocks. The interior of the chest comprises a two-plank floor. The sides of the box are decorated with solid brass carrying handles. The chest is raised on a moulded plinth and rests on small bracket feet. It would make an ideal coffee table, TV stand, or ottoman at the foot of the bed.

Condition Report:
This is a fine quality large antique Anglo-Indian Victorian colonial teak and brass campaign chest / trunk, circa 1870, in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the exterior and leading edges of the box, including the interior but nothing significant considering the age of the item (please see photos). The chest has been cleaned and French polished, by hand, to a professional standard in our workshop. The chest therefore boasts a stunning colour and patination. There are no missing sections or brass work to the chest. The chest retains its original working lock, with working key. The original brass hinges are also in good working order. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.

Height = 45.7cm or 18” or 1ft 6”
Width = 79.8cm or 31?” or 2ft 7?”
Depth = 44.2cm or 17?” or 1ft 5?”

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland. *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland. If you live in one of the areas, please contact us for a delivery quote.

Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you.

International Buyers:
Please contact us before purchasing the item, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time.

Ref. 55769

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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1870.


Height = 45.7 cm (18.0")
Width = 79.8 cm (31.4")
Depth = 44.2 cm (17.4")

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Yolanda Gray Antiques
Unit 4
Organsdale Farm
United Kingdom

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