The Hoarde -

Dealer's Details


Tel: +44 (0)1342 321766

Email: [email protected]

Item Details

Beautiful French Steel and Iron Safe, c1880 "Parisian Petitjean Safe".
-Very special handmade key and a 4 letters’ combination.
-Key is an intricate piece of handmade work and there is only one of its kind.
-Fully functional, featuring one very large door within the top frame.
-Door opens to reveal a very sturdy clever mechanism which then closes to a very special intricate three locks mechanism with the key and letter combinations.
-On the inside, reveals a shelf, which is removable.
-The exquisite front door has two cherubs ornaments either side of the four number mechanism.
-The top of the panelling reveals the original maker’s plaque: "Petitjean Paris SGDG" on Bronze.
-Brought back from our own personal travels, found in a Chateau in Limoges.
-We tend to all our furniture, garden or home, we clean gently and we deliberately choose to not over polish and leave pieces as is, with their historic patina.
-This piece is a substantial weight and would require a two person lift for delivery.
-h 112cm
-w 61cm - base
-w 58cm - top
-d 36cm - base
-d 35.5cm - top

*Please check your measurements and space requirements before you commit to purchasing this item as we cannot accept returns if it doesn't fit up your stairs or around your balustrade or handrails.


The items we sell are antique and vintage condition, with some signs of commensurate ‘wear‘ with age and use as to be expected for its age.
You will find scuffs, light scratches, all normal wear you would expect from antique and vintage furniture.

We tend to all our furniture, garden or home, very carefully; we clean gently but we deliberately choose to not over polish and leave pieces as is, with their historic patina.

All measurements are taken at the widest or deepest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask.

All our pieces of furniture are treated for woodworm, if appropriate, for your peace of mind as much as for ours.

The best description comes from the photos so please look at them all carefully and if you have any questions please ask us, we are here to help.

We are always very happy to speak to our customers in person, so if there is anything you would like to know about a particular item please do get in touch:

Telephone John on his Mobile 07525 629644 - up until 9.00pm daily.

Thank you very much.
  • Period:
    • Price: £1,895.00
    • €2,102 Euro
    • $2,035 US Dollar
  • Location: England
    • Dimensions: H: 112cm (44.09in)
    • W: 58cm (22.83in)
    • D: 36cm (14.17in)