Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Treasured Chests

They are no longer hidden away in attics or left rotting in cellars . Trunks have come into their own ,both as functioal and decorative elemets .

Turn a flat top one into a distinctive coffee table , use them to store your winter woolens and quilts ,their is no end to what you could do with them .
A beautifuly carved chinese wooden camphor trunk .
A chic little white lacquered chest accent with an oversided brass ring and a brass stand .
Antique moroccan copper clad wood coffer  with brass nail head trim .


Heavily carved spanish gothic-style wooden trunk with diamond pattern inverted rosettes .
Cowhide trunk or cube table from 1970's with chrome and brass  stuffed frame .
French gild coffer  trunk from early 1800's . This fabulous water guilt and exquisitely carved coffer will make a stunning entry piece.


Butterfly japenese Hope chest trunk with Calligraphy .
Ebonized hand painted Mexican wedding trunk . this trunk dates to the early 1900's. a stunning two piece set .
A 19th century Italian cassora with intericate carvings throughout.


 An Anglo-Indian chest on stand , painted and varnished with gold coloured designs ,its made in Bareilly India .
Amazing 1800's Antique folk art hand painted miniature trunk .
Vintage burned Bamboo treasure chest.


An early continental polychromed dome trunk on stand , from18th century . The trunk is covered and decorated throughout in polychrome tooled leather .
Maitland-Smith trunk , with large tessellated stone box with brass inlay .
Horseshoe square piece of Mexican rustic trunk -coffee table .

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