Large Antique Victorian Shipwrights chest with Fitted Interior and working Key

  • £895.00

This is a large and handsome antique shipwrights chest dating to the mid 19th century.

Made of solid pine and mahogany it is fairly substantial and very heavy, a well made piece which has seen a very active life, both at sea and on shore.

The chest has a deep lid which opens to reveal a fitted interior with a removable bank of drawers, to the base there is a storage space with slide over lid.

To either end of the chest is an aged black metal handle and the chest is set on a deep base plinth.

The wood has an old worn ebonized finish which is quite matt.

The lid has a natural waxed wood finish.

The lid locks and the key is present.

A splendid piece for use in the home or workshop.


The chest is in solid structural condition with a lot of cosmetic marks of age and use.


height- 54cms

width- 95.5cms

depth- 48cms(not including the baton set on the back to rest the lid open)

The measurements are taken at the widest points.

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