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Malabar Document Safe Chest, 19th Century

$8,900

About

Rare Malabar document safe chest from 1870s from Ceylon. Hand painted safe chest used during the spice trade to store valuables and important documents. This chest has the surviving key and custom forged brass hardware. It has been hand painted in a vivid fiery hue that makes it exude warmth and importance.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 18 in. (45.72 cm)Width: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Depth: 19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Vancouver, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5099216838372

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Vancouver, Canada
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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