Chest, trunk....17th.Century oak chest....Oak trunk....

On offer for sale is a beautiful, small size oak chest of British origin dating to the 17th. Century....Approximate dimensions 34 inches long by 14 inches wide and 19 inches high....This chest is very old and is in remarkable condition for it's age, but you should not expect it to be perfect as it does have some issues, age marks, cracks, discoloration and has had some old repairs over the centuries....The chest has a carved design on the front and lid sections....The lock and surrounding section of wood, would have been repaired at least a hundred or more years ago along with the hinges....There is a small strip of wood on both ends that was also repaired a long time ago....The foot area on one of the ends was broken and crudely repaired with a supporting block on the reverse side....If you like and appreciate early primitive furniture, then you will love this piece, but if you are only looking for perfection then this is probably not for you....This chest has a wonderful aged and polished patina which only comes through time with generations of use....There are the odd securing brackets inside to help keep the sections of wood together and signs of other brackets that were used in the past....There are signs of some tiny bug holes, especially on the front section of the lid which only help to authenticate the age of this piece, and should be expected with old pieces like this....Chests like this are usually much larger, and small ones like this are unusual to find....This little chest is ready to be used and admired in your home for many more years to come....AIRMAIL DELIVERY TO ALL USA DESTINATIONS AND PARTS OF CANADA will be $175....Payment can be with PAYPAL from customers with CONFIRMED and VERIFIED PAYPAL ACCOUNTS and DELIVERY ADDRESS ONLY....Please check your paypal account status....Collection in person is not available, this item must be mailed to a verified address....PLEASE NOTE: Some countries may charge an import duty and any possible duty charged has nothing to do with the actual delivery charge and would be the customers sole responsibility to pay....Please email with any questions and thanks for looking in today.........

Item ID: RL-568

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Nicholas Wood, Aldwick, UK   

Fine art, specializing in paintings & vintage luggage.

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