Century walnut Cassone trunk or blanket box. A very good looking and decorative piece of furniture, hand carved all over from solid lumps of walnut. The chest sits on top of the original plinth base which has a single drawer, there is also an additional. This trunk is what I consider to be the best kind of antique, its art furniture so looks glorious and it serves a purpose storage and somewhere to sit, this is the exact reason some antiques survive and others dont they have to be useful and pleasing to the eye.In terms of condition it looks every bit of the 280+ years old it is, there are old repairs, new repairs, very old worm scars, every timber panel tells a story, we have cleaned waxed and polished it from top to bottom, it is ready to go. Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask. This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses SW19-3BE, we can have it delivered nationwide to include Scotland Wales and Ireland. Wimbledon-Furniture is a privately owned family ran business out of Wimbledon SW19, we have four large storage warehouses, if you have any questions my number is under the business sellers information, please feel free to call or text. Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition. Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade. COURIER (LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CANT BE POSTED). Whoever delivers will always require help on the larger items to unload, the price you will be quoted will always be based on this assumption, if this is not possible please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two man team. The item "RARE HAND CARVED 18TH CENTURY ITALIAN WALNUT CASSONE TRUNK CHEST BLANKET BOX" is in sale since Wednesday, August 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Boxes/Chests\Pre-Victorian (Pre-1837)".
The seller is "wimbledon-furniture-01" and is located in London Wimbledon. This item can be shipped worldwide.