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19th Century Continental Mahogany Maritime Chest (1 of 16)
Debenham Antiques Ltd
UK

Our business is based in the beautiful village of Debenham in Suffolk, England, which is close to Constable country. I take our pride in being the 4th generation in my family to be antique dealers who have been buying and selling antiques for over a century. With our expanding web presence in the UK, we also have a base in the USA with Debenham Antiques inc. Along with expanding our international web based business, we also quite unusually retain our high street presence, with a large retail shop which we use to display our finest goods, and to offer the client a more personal service for the those who like to discuss their needs. Here at Debenham Antiques we try to cater for all styles and tastes, and we believe this is reflected in our stock as you can find anything from 15th century carvings to late 20th century fine quality furniture. We have experts in furniture and paintings who buy our goods with safe knowledge. We also offer a wide range of fine quality reproduction furniture which is all lovingly handcrafted by ourselves locally, using the best timbers. Debenham Antiques works hard to ensure that we provide the client with a quality experience from start to finish. All our buying, photography, restoration, polishing and shipping is carried out in house by our dedicated team of staff. This we feel allows us to be in control from start to finish, which only benefits our customers.

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19th Century Continental Mahogany Maritime Chest

REF: EA3033 / LA426229
£2,595
€2,953
$3,208
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Description
This is a rare 19th Century Continental German antique maritime sailors chest with hand painted interior lid. Mahogany exterior with brass strap work. Working lock and key with a brass escutheon plate engraved with the initials hs and dated 1902, a further brass plaque with the initials 'JS' 1934 suggest this was passed down through the family. Inside the lid is a beautifully painted picture of the German ship sv indra, signed by the artist l wolsch and dated 1883.   the fully rigged ship is pictured amoung other shipping including a paddle steamer in the background. The sv indra is a well documented ship, being built in hamburg in 1877 and owned by Wachsmuth & Krogmann weighing 695 tons. The indra ran aground and was wrecked of the the coast off the coast of acajutla, el salvador on the 30th of june 1897. The interior has a partially fitted interior of a candle box with a single lockable drawer below. Expected surface marks from the life that this piece of furniture must have had. Minor warping to lid, but still with working lock.

measurements

Height:
48 cm
Width:
99 cm
Depth:
48 cm
Weight:
50 kg

declaration

Debenham Antiques Ltd has clarified that the 19th Century Continental Mahogany Maritime Chest (LA426229) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 19th Century c.1870

additional info

Material:
Date of Manufacture:
19th Century c.1870

location

This 19th Century Continental Mahogany Maritime Chest is located in United Kingdom

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