antique scandinavian pine dowry chest or blanket chest 1850




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A very ancient pine dowry chest, found in beautifully worn original dark paint, Northern Europe.
Built in customary way, heavily moulded top with iron strap hinges, stripped top to reveal the ancient pine.
Chunky dove tailed construction, standing on a flat plinth and round feet.
2 moulded squares on the front, depicting time faded garlands and florals country style, dark earthy colours, seen best in photos 18 and 19.
A hand forged iron escutcheon hides the large keyhole, leading to a decorated castle style snap lock. Impressive also the large and intricate hand forged iron key.
A strong box indeed!
Inside a lidded candle box and some wear and tear, but clean to use. No damage or repairs.
No damage or repairs, minimal scattering of historic wood worm holes.
A decorative and useful pine trunk, coffee table or storage box, or both..
1120mm wide
550mm deep
480mm high
Delivery 65 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. Also, most colour schemes can be changed upon request, unless it is original paint.
Internal Ref: BXA043


Height = 48 cm (19")
Width = 112 cm (44")
Depth = 55 cm (22")

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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