Elmgarden is located in Hampshire, United Kingdom
19th Century Zanzibar Trunk
REF: GB631 / LA351700
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A superb piece showing the wonderful craftsmanship of the brass workers. This hardwood chest which originally was painted in red some of which has now worn away is decorated with brass studs and fretwork. Dowry chests like this were often used in the export of spices, rugs, and silks to the West. The chest has the more recent edition of brass carrying handles and a purpose made bracket footed stand. The chest has a candle compartment, and a brass hasp which can be used to hold a lock. The chest is 23” high on its stand, 37” long and 16” wide GB631
Elmgarden has clarified that the 19th Century Zanzibar Trunk (LA351700) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1800
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This 19th Century Zanzibar Trunk is located in Hampshire, United Kingdom