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SUPERB GEORGIAN MAHOGANY INLAID WINE CELLARETTE
A BEAUTIFUL 18TH CENTURY MAHOGANY WINE CELLARETTE IN UNTOUCHED CONDITION, WITH FIGURED MAHOGANY TOP ,INLAID AND STUNG CANTERED CORNER LID, ORIGINAL ESCUTCHEON AND LOCK, FOLIATE BONE INLAY ON THE CANTERED CORNERS, CARVED DENTIL STYLE LOWER PLINTH STOOD ON SHAPED BLOCK FEET. POLISHED SIDES WITH ORIGINAL LEAD INTERIOR ,COMPLETE WITH FRUITWOOD STARBURST IN THE INNER LID. THE COLOUR AND PATINATION A DEEP RICH MAHOGANY . SMALL OLD REPAIR TO TOP RIGHT CORNER AS PER PHOTO OTHERWISE EXCELLENT CONDITION THROUGHOUT. BOUGHT FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.

DIMENSIONS:
45CM TALL
49CM WIDE
44CM DEEP
Ref: CELLARETTE
Price: £2,650





EARLY 19TH CENTURY CAMPHOR WOOD SLOPE SIDED SEACHEST
A SUPERB SLOPE SIDED SEACHEST OF DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION MADE OF FIGURED CAMPHOR WOOD TIMBER. LOVELY GOLDEN AMBER COLOUR, DRAWERED INTERIOR WITH CANDLE BOX LID COMPARTMENT, PERIOD BRASS ESCUTCHEON & LOCK. THE 19TH CENTURY IRON CARRYING HANDLES PERIOD REPLACEMENTS.
CAMPHOR TIMBER WAS TRADITIONALLY USED FOR ITS PROPERTIES OF BEING FRAGRANT AND RESILIENT TO WOODWORM.
CHESTS LIKE THESE WOULD HAVE BEEN USED BY SAILORS TO HOLD THEIR WORLDLY POSSESIONS UPON EMBARKING ON A VOYAGE, AND WOULD OFTEN PASS FROM ONE GENERATION OF SAILOR TO ANOTHER. THEIR 'SLOPED' DESIGN WAS ONE OF FUNCTION IN STABILITY AND SAVING SPACE IN CRAMPED CONDITIONS ABOARD SHIP.

DIMENSIONS:
46CM HIGH
98CM WIDE
47CM DEEP
Price: £695





19th CENTURY SLOPE SIDED SAILORS SEA CHEST
A LOVELY LATE GEORGIAN MAHOGANY TOP SLOPE SIDED SEACHEST, ORIGINAL BRASS ESCUTCHEON AND IRON CARRYING HANDLES, DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION WITH FULL SURROUND LOWER PLINTH, TEXTURED PATINATION TO THE AZURE BLUE-GREEN PAINTWORK, COMPARTMENT INTERIOR WITH LID FOR HOLDING UP THE POLISHED MAHOGANY TOP. A GOOD EXAMPLE TYPICALLY USED BY SAILORS TO HOLD THEIR BELONGINGS DURING LONG SEA VOYAGES .

DIMENSIONS:
46CM TALL
93CM WIDE
49CM DEEP
Ref: BLUE SEACHEST MAHOGANY TOP
Price: £395





VICTORIAN PINE CHEST
A WAXED PINE CHEST OR TRUNK WITH CARRYING HANDLES AND HINGED LID.
ACQUIRED FROM A LARGE WELSH ESTATE FARMHOUSE.
THE SHAPE LENDING ITSELF FOR A VARIETY OF USES,LOGS ETC.
Ref: M4
Price: £395





PINE CHEST OR BOX
A NICE GEORGIAN PINE CHEST WITH CARRYING HANDLES
Ref: M
Price: £250





PINE STORAGE CHEST
A NICE PINE STORAGE OR LOG CHEST WITH REMOVABLE LID
Ref: M
Price: £225





SMALL19TH CENTURY LEATHER BOUND JEWELLERY BOX
A SMALL LEATHER BOUND JEWELLERY BOX WITH GILDED SURROUND BOUGHT FROM A PRIVATE ESTATE AS SEEN SOLD WITH CONTENT, LIFT UP TRAY AND SMALL BRASS ESCUTCHEON. MINOR WEAR TO LEATHER BUT OVERALL PRESENTABLE CONDITION.

DIMENSIONS:
9CM HIGH
20CM WIDE
13CM DEEP
Ref: PLAIN LEATHER JEWELLERY BOX
Price: £100





SUPERB EARLY 19TH CENTURY SAILORS SEACHEST BOX
A LOVELY EXAMPLE OF AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY SLOPE SIDES SEA-CHEST WITH ORIGINAL FOLK ART PAINTED INTERIOR & COMPARTMENT, ORIGINAL IRON CARRYING HANDLES, HEAVY TIMBERS AND DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION. IN FULLY RESTORED CONDITION READY TO USE.NICE PROVENANCE ONCE BELONGING TO A NORTHUMBERLAND SAILOR JOHN INGRAM (SEE PHOTO). CHESTS SUCH AS THESE WERE TAKEN TO HOLD THE SAILORS WORLDLY POSSESSIONS ON VOYAGES, INTERIORS OFTEN UNIQUELY DECORATED IN THEIR SPARE TIME.

DIMENSIONS:
42CM TALL
93CM WIDE
51CM DEEP
This item has been sold





A PAINTED 19TH CENTURY SLOPED ROPE HANDLE SEA SAILORS CHEST
A CLEAN SLOPE SIDED PINE SAILORS CHEST WITH ORIGINAL BECKET HANDLES AND INTERIOR CANDLE BOX, OVERPAINTED IN POLYCHROME RED AND BLACK.

DIMENSIONS:
100CM WIDE
47CM DEEP
47CM TALL
Ref: RED SEA CHEST
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19TH CENTURY LOW CAMPAIGN STYLE PINE BOX
AN EXCELLENT CHUNKY PINE LOW BOX WITH RECESED IRON CARRY HANDLES, CORNER SUPPORTS AND LID HINGE SUPPORT, BROAD POLISHED TOP ALL DOVETAIL CONSTRUCTION WITH TOP/ BOTTOM JOINTED STRAP SUPPORTS. CLEANED AND POLISHED CONDITION , CLEAN INTERIOR READY TO USE. IDEAL STORAGE & FEATURE PIECE COFFEE TABLE.

DIMENSIONS:
40CM HIGH
96CM WIDE
60CM DEEP
Ref: LARGE CAMPAIGN BOX
This item has been sold



 
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