A wonderful original mid-19th c. Sea Chest
with a Hand Painted Nautical Scene showing
ships entering a harbor flying the French flag
The chest retains it's old blue & red paint
over an earlier painted surface below.
Old original nailed edge construction with
Cast iron hinges, handles & lock.
These chests were used to store
personal items with a compartment
situated near the top interior used to store smaller items.
The chest is mounted on two parallel wooden
rails to keep out any moisture.
The interior has it's old paper lining showing
lots of wear. The painted floral decoration may have been
added at a later date.
Condition: Good age-relate condition with the expected cracks,
nicks & and scratches for its age. Interior paper lining has areas of wear & and tear.
Dimensions: 20 3/4" high x 32 1/2" length x 18 1/2" wide
Packing & shipping $500.00 Loc. F id. 500