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Antique Military Trunk, English, Camphorwood Chest, Blanket Box, Victorian, 1900

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  • £1,695.00
  • €2,016 Euro
  • $2,198 US Dollar

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Our Stock # 24423

This is an antique military trunk. An English, camphorwood chest or blanket box, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900.

  • Appealing late Victorian trunk, with a wonderfully clean appearance
  • Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order throughout
  • Camphorwood presents fine grain interest and rich caramel hues
  • Bound to the corners with quality brass caps and brackets
  • Stout lid dressed with a shaped drop handle and unmarked name plaque to top
  • Accentuated across the fascia with the name and number 4013 - A. Jones
  • Shield shaped brass lock escutcheon to the front — untested, key absent
  • Dressed with wide drop handles to each end for ease of carriage
  • Lid opens wide and held securely with a strap hinge
  • Delightfully clean interior dazzles with a bright biscuit hue
  • Small candle box to the left-hand side, with a generous main compartment

This is a fine antique military trunk, charmingly personalised and presented in a pleasingly clean order. Wide, flay top ideal for use as a distinctive coffee table. Solid joints and construction, delivered ready for the home.

Max Width: 69.5cm (27.25'')
Max Depth: 34.5cm (13.5'')
Max Height: 30cm (11.75'')

Interior Width: 58cm (22.75'')
Interior Depth: 30cm (11.75'')
Interior Height: 25cm (9.75'')

Candle Box Width: 6.5cm (2.5'')
Candle Box Depth: 30cm (11.75'')
Candle Box Height: 5cm (2'')

A late 19th/early 20th century Chinese camphorwood brass bound blanket box, inscribed '4013, A. Jones' to the front and with Chinese script to the underside, width 68.5cm, height 30cm.

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Our Ref: 24423

Item Info

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Dimensions

H: 30cm W: 69.5cm D: 34.5cm



Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Hele, Devon

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)207 1833511