Antique French Carved Oak Ladies Dowry Chest Trunk 2 Drawers Circa 1830's-40's
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Antique French Carved Oak Ladies Dowry Chest Trunk 2 Drawers Circa 1830's-40's:
This absolutely fabulous early-mid 19th century oakFrench dowry chest with carved woman's face, drop front opening with old lock mechanism and two lower drawers, circa 1830's-1840's, is a rare and wonderful find purchased at an antiques fair in Lyons, France and imported to Charleston,SCby my consignor about 12 years ago and she is now ready to let it go to that right buyer with a special place just for this beauty. This large chest measures 57 inches long by 27 1/2 inches wide by 29 1/2 inches tall. The inside compartment behind the drop front door is 49 inches wide by 24 inches front to back by 16 inches tall, plenty of room for a new brides trousseauand possessions in mid-19th century France. Below are two hand planed and dovetailed drawers, each 18 1/4 inches wide by 21 inches front to back by 3 inches deep with old wood knob drawer pulls. A hand carved woman's face graces the front and an old key in the lock mechanism turns to unlatch the front door. The beautiful top surface is a handy 29 1/2 inches tall,adding an extragreat bench seat or display or work surface to the room where you use the trunk as well. Ready for use or display in your home or place of business today, this marvelous antique French dowry chest will make an great addition to any room or hallway.
Please send me your city and zip code and I'll get back to you prior to end of sale if at all possible with a confirmed shipping quote to safely bring you this lovelyantique19th century French chest with drop front door compartment and two drawers. This beautifultrunk is located in Charleston, SC and you are also welcome to pick it up or arrange your own shipping if you prefer. Please do be aware freight shipping can often take 4-8 weeks for delivery depending upon location.
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