This diminutive chest provides an excellent storage solution for small. Side or Small Coffee Table! Solid Wrought Iron Side Handles! Hand Made Original Solid Cast Iron Butt Hinges! Solid Brass Escutcheon & Working Lock & Key (a little stiff)!
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 used as a coffee/side table in front of a sofa or to the side of a 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 pine moulded plinth and original round edged top construction , full of character and charm. This chest still has its original carved owners name to the front, G.
It comes with the original solid cast iron butt hinges and solid wrought iron side handles. All this has now been polished and l ocked in the years of use to reveal the most amazing character. This chest is in fabulous condition, the interior is like all the boxes we sell, clean and tidy with some age related marks. This old chest still has the original metal lock, a solid brass key plate and working key, it is a little stiff though!A diminutive 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 box for sale than this one for a long time!!
Please ask if you need any more information! 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. "CONTACT DETAILS", you just need to look for them!