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19th Century Rattan Leather Covered Steamer Carriage Trunk by Mendel

About the Item

Rare late 19th century large American leather covered rattan basket steamer trunk manufactured by Mendel. The trunk features a rattan frame covered with leather and naugahyde having a natural linen liner inside. The outside of the trunk has handsome leather strapping in a rich cognac tone with a desirable worn patina. The front lock plate has a large patinated brass look, but no key available. Perfect as a blanket chest or storage. From an estate in Napa Valley, CA.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 25 in (63.5 cm)Width: 27.5 in (69.85 cm)Depth: 23.5 in (59.69 cm)
  • Style:
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Late 19th/Early 20th Century
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with an aged, distressed patina as seen in photos. No key, aged leather with losses as expected.
  • Seller Location:
    Rio Vista, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1555236239842
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