Fabulous Original Antique Vintage Old Painted Pine Chest / Box. Stunning Fantastic Old Chest with it's.
Original Hand Painted Owners Name & Initial to the Front! This neat size chest provides an excellent storage. Solution for all those small.Bits and bobs you need to keep tidally. Solid Wrought Iron Side Handles! Hand made Original Solid Wrought Iron Penny Round Hinges! Solid Steel Locks (Not Working)! UK Mainland only, - If you live in the Scottish. Here for sale at Liverpool Antiques we have a large selection of Victorian and Georgian chests / blanket boxes. These antique trunks can be used for excellent storage while at the same time can also be used as a coffee/side table in front of a sofa or to the side of a comfortable chair, all whilst giving your room added character. This box is truly stunning, it is guaranteed.
My research has confirmed it to have been made out of pine, using a traditional through cut dovetail construction method. The timber that has been used for this box's body is Quebec yellow pine, with beautiful figure, it also has its original moulded plinth and original moulded square edged top construction , a top, full of character and charm. This chest still has it's original painted finish which is a rich dark red colour that has polished to a wonderful shine.
It comes with the original solid wrought iron penny round hinges and solid handmade wrought iron side handles. All this has now been polished with bees wax and l ocked in the years of use to reveal the most amazing character. The front has the most wonderful original owners hand pain ted name, possibly an early Union chest to hold documents, the two key holes and locks were needed for Union Trusties to gain access. This chest is in fabulous condition, the interior is like all the boxes we sell, clean and tidy with some age related ink spill marks. This old chest still has original solid steel locks (no longer working).A modest chest that I'm sure could tell a story or two, the years of use have really added to this box's character, which have developed into a fabulous rich all over weathered look. The rest of the box has been fully restored and has been polished using traditional bees wax. This is a truly stunning and wonderful quality piece of furniture, a solid trunk full of character, "History" and charm in fantastic condition. You will find it hard to find a better original painted box for sale than this one, for a long time!! Please ask for additional photos, we have plenty more but can only list 12 on this page. We would be happy to deliver this piece within 50 miles of Liverpool for a small charge or you may collect yourself for free! Please feel free to ask any questions and take a look at our many other items for sale.
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