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A Scribes Travelling Chest

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A fabulous travelling chest of solid rosewood, ribbed to the four sides with brass covered meeting edges and drop-down handles, within the plain brass-bound lid is a galleried area for holding papers, to the base two lift-out trays with covered and open compartments, one larger, one smaller, to the right hand side a further lidded compartment, all presumably for writing implements and documents.

 

Probably Batavian circa 1820.

 

w:28 in x d:16.25 in x h:14.75 in 

 

 

Item Code: 3050

£ 2950

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