A Dutch Colonial Brass-mounted Teak and Ebonised Chest

A Dutch Colonial Brass-mounted Teak and Ebonised Chest

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Offered by Van Nie Antiquairs




This furniture has a space that is closed by a lid and connected from inside with the coffin by two baluster carved hinges, engraved with a floral motif. The beautifully carved lock on the front has the shape of a crowned heart. The box has at the sides four brass handles with a open sawed back plate. The cover and the front are decorated with four large copper nails. The coffin is one of the most popular furniture in Asia and the Cape. The chest was placed on ball feet when he was placed as a the piece of furniture in the Dutch interior to serve as a clothes chest.

Origin
Indonesia
Period
Early 18th Century
Material
Teak, ebony and yellow brass
Reference
144-144
Sizes
57 x 85.8 x 49.7 cm

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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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