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Very Large Shirazi Dowry Chest

REF: ath3437 / LA448159
£2,450
€2,862
$3,082
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Description
Very large and impressive teak Shirazi dowry chest. This outstanding chest is beautifully decorative with finely tooled brass foliate openwork and stud detailing to all sides including the back, the lid with large ornate brass strap hinges opening to interior with fitted box, three drawers to the base, ornate carrying handles to each side and raised on substantial ornate feet. These richly decorated marriage chests (made in India with Persian influenced style) were to show off the family's wealth, the remnants of red paint a symbol of celebration & fertility. Please contact us for further details. Height 37" 94 cm Length 65.5" 166 cm Depth 32.5" 83 cm all sizes approximate.
measurements
Height:
94 cm
Width:
166 cm
Depth:
83 cm
declaration
Athey Antiques has clarified that the Very Large Shirazi Dowry Chest (LA448159) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being circa 1870
condition
With marks/scuffs and wear commensurate with age and use, overall this fabulous chest is in very good condition and is not done justice by the photographs, it is extremely solidly constructed and immensely heavy!
additional info
Material:
Origin:
Date of Manufacture:
circa 1870
location
This Very Large Shirazi Dowry Chest is located in United Kingdom

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