Leather covered Camphorwood Travellingcases

Leather covered Camphorwood Travellingcases

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Offered by Van Nie Antiquairs




These kind of cases were made in China for the Western (Dutch) market and are sometimes mounted with the initials of the former owner.

Rectangular model trimmed with brass edges and nails. With brass mounts and handles. This kind of travel chests were produced in China for the Dutch market. Some copies are in the inside with beautiful paper lining. The lid is often fitted with the initials of the owner. The timber of campherwood is soft and spongy with a grey colour and a strong smell.
 

Origin
China
Period
Around 1800
Material
Leather, camphorwood, copper
Reference
181-249

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Van Nie Antiquairs

Keizersgracht 600
1017EP Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 206261594
+31 653353290
http://www.vannieantiquairs.com

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