Antique 19thC Swedish Scandinavian Gustavian Hand Painted Trunk Chest Casket Box. Today we are offering for sale an incredibly beautiful 19th century Swedish painted wood trunk. This sweet trunk is made of softwood and was hand-painted in a multitude of colors and provincial designs. The front panel features an ornate floral design in various colors, while the top and sides are painted in a chevron pattern geometrical design. The interior is unpainted and features the original candle/till box on the left upper side.
There are two carrying handles, each ornately cast and gilded in an neo-rococo design. The key escutcheon and hinges are made of metal (the key is missing). Provincial trunks like this one were made and painted to celebrate an important family occasion, such as a marriage, betrothal, important birthday or perhaps christening. This trunk is capacious and sound in structure, and would make for an excellent storage unit. A delightful piece that is sure to bring warmth to any room it graces.Think of all the things lovingly stored in this sweet piece. Fresh to the market, this is a piece not to be missed! Measurements: Height: 14 1/4" Width: 27 3/4" Depth: 16 1/2 Weight: 17 lbs 10 oz. Item(s) will be professionally packed to prevent damage in transit.
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Thanks for looking and check back often! New Items are listed EVERY WEEK. 345 Fountain Street Pawtucket, RI 02860.Come visit us in Rhode Island, or find us on the web! The item "Antique 19thC Swedish Scandinavian Gustavian Hand Painted Trunk Chest Casket Box" is in sale since Tuesday, January 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\1800-1899". The seller is "ri2u" and is located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped worldwide.