antique pine dowry blanket chest 1880




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A quite rustic pine dowry chest, found in well used condition, Northern Europe.
Built in customary way, solid moulded and pegged top with iron strap hinges.
Chunky dove tailed construction, standing on a strong plinth and bun feet. The front decorated with 2 raised panels, originally decorated with names and dates befitting the original use as a marriage chest.
Inside a lidded candle box, the lid of which acts as the prop for the top, outside strong iron carrying handles on the sides.
Plenty of wear and usage signs, but good and solid to use.
The old lock was unfortunately missing and the space has been replaced with a wooden fillet.
Some signs of historic wood worm holes, mainly found in the plinth, but thoroughly treated.
A true piece of country pine, useful as a window seat, behind the bed storage box, toy store, coffee table or blanket chest...
980mm wide
570mm deep
470mm high
Delivery 60 mainland England, for more remote areas like Cornwall, Wales, Scotland and isles, please email your postcode.
Self collection possible by arrangement.
Standard delivery is a one man service, door to door.
Please note that all our furniture is treated for wood worm, regardless if it has worm or not, using a very effective, non toxic environmentally sound product. Any wood worm damage worth mentioning will be stated in the description.
Internal Ref: BXA030


Height = 47 cm (19")
Width = 98 cm (39")
Depth = 57 cm (23")

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

* This item has been sold, though you can still email the seller if you wish

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