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Large Carved Oriental Camphor Wood Chest

Ref: TRB187 / LA60303

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Description

This Carved Chest is made from Camphor Wood, for those of you who do not know camphor wood it is similar to Mahogany it is a hard wood which lends itself very well to carving.

However the main reason for using camphor wood is its fragrance it smells a bit like Eucalyptus and this most attractive of smells repels moths hence its common use in the best quality Blanket Boxes.

The carving of this piece is quite delightful depicting many ships, pagodas, mountains and trees, the chest is finished in a garnet red lacquer with gold highlights to the carving.

The chest is carved on every side, it stands on heavy carved feet and has a large brass clasp on the front which could be locked using a pad lock, the interior is clean and there is a removable linen tray in the top.


Measurements

Height : 609.6 mm - 24 in

Length : 1016 mm - 40 in

Depth : 558.8 mm - 22 in

Declaration

Elmgarden has clarified that the large carved Oriental camphor wood chest (TRB187 / LA60303) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1920.

Condition

In showroom condition.

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