Alain Michel Antiques
Alain Michel Antiques is located in Saint Gilles, United Kingdom
19th Century Campaign Chest in Camphor Wood of Captain Av Langton
REF: 87896 / LA379025
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Superb 19th century camphor wood campaign chest belonging to Captain Av Langton with the initials and name on its face. Indeed these chest called "campaign furniture" or marine furniture were made during the 19th century in England for the English army in this case for the navy. Campaign chest which stands out by its large size and inscription, which is rare. In addition, its interior had been transformed into a fridge called Wine cooler (this is the first that we have as a wine cooler). This is original and we washed it so that it could be used as a trunk. (It can be removed if necessary) The trunk is in camphor wood. It is an unusual wood that has amazing characteristics. First of all, it has a superb flame. Camphor tree is also known for its smell inside the chests which has the taste of mint. Finally, the camphor wood is never attacked by animals. The chest can also be used as a coffee table with a height of 47cm. which is ideal The chest has a superb patina and is in very good condition. It has many signs of use what makes is charm Delivery in Belgium, France and internationally. Visible in our showroom located at 41 Rue Henri Wafelaerts, 1060 Brussels, Belgium. More information and photos on request.
Alain Michel Antiques has clarified that the 19th Century Campaign Chest in Camphor Wood of Captain Av Langton (LA379025) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 19th Century
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