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Antique Travelling Cleric's Chest, Anglo Indian, Teak, Colonial Trunk, Victorian


£1,895 | $2,371 USD | €2,149 EUR
Item Number: SA977549
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: London Fine Antiques
This antique has been viewed 20 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.


This is an antique travelling cleric's chest. An Anglo-Indian, teak colonial trunk with fitted interior, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1880.
Delightful fitted interior with a host of storage solutions
Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
Select teak shows fine grain interest and warm caramel hues
Inlaid brass stringing accentuates, with ornate decorative motif
Wide access within, the stout lid held securely by a brass chain stay
Distinctive arcading with a small mirror to centre and inset glass mounts of dried petals
Fitted interior offers a suite of six lidded compartments, the central compartment removable
Further storage to the front fascia with a lower candle drawer working lock, key present
Dressed with a shaped brass clasp to centre, holding the lid in place
Brass straps adorn each edge for reassuring strength and durability
Substantial iron drop handles mounted within robust backplates
Continuous plinth base with shaped sash carvings to each side
This is a fascinating antique travelling cleric's chest, with a superb fitted interior and delightfully appointed decorative finish. Ideal as storage, or for use as a distinctive coffee table. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 83.5cm (32.75'')
Max Depth: 44.5cm (17.5'')
Max Height: 48.5cm (19'')
Central Storage Width: 68.5cm (27'')
Central Storage Depth: 40.5cm (16'')
Central Storage Height: 25cm (9.75'')
Mirror Plate Width: 28.5cm (11.25'')
Mirror Plate Height: 12.5cm (5'')
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 48.5 cm (19.1")
Width = 83.5 cm (32.9")
Depth = 44.5 cm (17.5")

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