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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: £1,850





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





CAMPHOR CHEST
A LOVELY GOLDEN BRASS BOUND CAMPHOR CHEST WITH CARRYING HANDLES.
A BRASS PLATE INLAID IN THE TOP CONTAINS THE INITIALS "W.P.A"
Ref: MIKE
Price: £550





GEORGIAN SEA CHEST
A LOVELY CANTERED SEA CHEST IN IT'S ORIGINAL PAINT OR SCUMBLE.
WITH ORIGINAL ROPE HANDLES OR BECKETS THIS WOULD BE IDEAL STORAGE AROUND THE HOUSE
OR EVEN COFFEE TABLE.
Ref: MIKE
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





SEA CHEST WITH SECRET COMPARTMENT
A GEORGIAN PINE SEA CHEST WITH ROPE HANDLES OR BECKETS.
THE INTERIOR CONTAINS A DRAWER WHICH WHEN TAKEN OUT REVEALS
A SMALL HINGED DOOR FOR HIDING TREASURES.(SEE PHOTOS)
Ref: MIKE
Price: £375





19TH CENTURY CANVAS TOP MAHOGANY SEACHEST
A GOOD QUALITY MAHOGANY SEACHEST OF DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION; THICK TOPPED MAHOGANY LID COVERED IN POLISHED CANVAS, ESCUTCHEON AND APPLIED LOCK STRAP, STEEL CARRY HANDLES TO THE SIDES STOOD ON SOLID MOULDED TIMBER PLINTH. MULTILAYERED TEXTURED PAINT FINISH. REMNANTS OF FOLK ART PAINTING TO INTERIOR LID UNDERNEATH PAINTWORK.

DIMENSIONS:
43CM TALL
107CM WIDE
41CM DEEP
Ref: RED SEACHEST
Price: £350





19TH CENTURY TEAK SEACHEST
A GOOD QUALITY LATE 19TH CENTURY TEAK TRAVEL CHEST OF DOVETAILED CONSTRUCTION; THICK ROUNDED HINGED TOP, LOVELY ORIGINAL LABELS 'BIBBY LINE LONDON- RANGOON' TO THE FRONT, LATER CARRY HANDLES, TIN LINED INTERIOR. MELLOW GOLDEN TEAK COLOUR, IDEAL STORAGE / COFFEE TABLE.

DIMENSIONS:
49CM TALL
88CM WIDE
50CM DEEP
Ref: TEAK RANGOON BOX
Price: £325





PINE BOX WITH SECRET DRAWER
A VERY CLEAN PINE CHEST OR BOX WITH LIFT UP LID AND METAL CARRYING HANDLES.
INTERNALLY THERE ARE TWO SMALL DRAWERS WITH GLASS KNOBS WHICH HIDE A SECRET DRAWER WHICH CAN BE ACCESSED WHEN THE SMALL DRAWERS REMOVED.
Ref: M
Price: £295





GEORGIAN PINE CHEST
A METAL BOUND PINE CHEST WITH CARRYING HANDLES.
A NICE MELLOW COLOUR WITH ANTIQUE WAX FINISH.
Ref: MIKE
Price: £250



 
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