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19th Century Scottish Large Pine Kist / Chest with Painted Decoration & Drawer 1825-1875 (1 of 29)
W&W Antiques
Flag of United KingdomMoray (Elginshire), UK
Based in stunning Speyside, Moray, Scotland, we (Mr & Mrs W) are passionate about quality antique items with great design and evident craft, predominantly from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century. In particular, we enjoy period items reflecting the beautiful design and aesthetic changes from the decorative arts, from circa 1850 - 1960. Including the Aesthetic Movement, Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts Movement (In particular of Scottish origin), Modernism, Art Deco and Streamlining. We also enjoy the great craft and quality construction in folk art and vernacular items from across Europe. In particular, Scandinavian decorative items from the 18th and 19th Century. We enjoy being analytical in our approach and supporting our stock with background research, provenance and history through researching the items, the period, designers and retailers. We often hunt the country from our Scottish location, but routinely search from Lancashire and Yorkshire as well as buying trips further afield to supply items online. We also like to take on items that particularly interest us from earlier periods, dependent on our fascination for an object. We are always learning, and happy to share knowledge gained, so please do get in touch. Thanks for viewing our selection of stock, we are always pleased to see items pass through our hands to new owners and homes as antiques remain a great green recyclable purchase! Please visit us at: https://www.wandwantiques.com/ Please follow us on: https://www.instagram.com/wandw_antiques/
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19th Century Scottish Large Pine Kist / Chest with Painted Decoration & Drawer 1825-1875

REF: 3044 - 131021 / LA370647
£485
€567
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Description
A decorative and practical Scottish Kist with large single drawer and internal lidded kist locker/candle box and two smaller drawers with turned handles. These Scottish vernacular kist / chest were a key piece of pragmatic furniture in the home. Utilised in the highlands and lowlands for storage, seating and often a table they were strong and extremely versatile. - This large mid 19th Century kist is unusual in having a practical lower drawer with two recessed loop brass handles. - The construction is of softwood and dovetailed sitting on raised bun feet (replacements which locate into original square section recess). - The front and two side panels have simple decorative fleur-de-lys stencils and the large draw has a dark outline around its edge, the kist looks to have been grain painted to simulate more expensive wood such as oak and with wear, use and sunlight a lovely patina over c.150+ years. The rear is undecorated as shown in the images. - Original pressed steel carry handles to either end and original hinges ensure that it is easy to lift and manoeuvre. - The kist is very solid, dry and worm free and is a practical piece of storage or decorative furniture. Ready for decorative utility in a new home a very practical piece of Scottish vernacular furniture of real practical purpose.
measurements
Height:
68 cm
Width:
115 cm
Depth:
58 cm
declaration
W&W Antiques has clarified that the 19th Century Scottish Large Pine Kist / Chest with Painted Decoration & Drawer 1825-1875 (LA370647) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1860
condition
Please consider the photographs and description as a great record of the condition of this antique item.
location
This 19th Century Scottish Large Pine Kist / Chest with Painted Decoration & Drawer 1825-1875 is located in Moray (Elginshire), United Kingdom