19th Century campaign chest


An extremely rare 19th Century Anglo Colonial padouk and brass inlaid desk / chest, the top folds over to reveal and black leather inset writing surface with gilt and blind tooled decoration, with three ebony inlaid drawers with brass handles, when you open the back flap there is a central door flanked by pigeon holes in a large compartment, the front flap conceals another compartment, below are two short over two long drawers. The whole piece is nicely inlaid with brass and has ebony mouldings, it splits in two for easy transportation and has carrying handles on the side of each piece and stands on bun feet. Circa 1840.

SKU: 2577.



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