I love beautiful boxes and chests because they can accent a room or dresser so easily. This lovely carved mahogany diminutive Chest is a great example. I especially like small chests like this given to a loved one with perhaps a special item, such as a photograph, in the drawer.
This has a rectangular top over a single drawer with very nice inlaid parquetry decoration, raised on square legs.
Height: 6 1/2 inches.
Condition: There is a strange pattern on one corner of the chest which I have photographed in a close-up. It is not as noticeable "in person." The overall condition is as you would expect from an object of substantial age that has been displayed/handled/used, usually over the lifetimes of several owners.
Circa: We are listing this as Vintage, with an age dating from the early 1900s, but it may be a bit more.
Item ID: A4938
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