Original Blue Painted Antique Swedish Trunk, Hidden Compartment

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Original Blue Painted Antique Swedish Trunk, Dated 1832. This wonderful trunk is a perfect example of Swedish country craftsmanship,including the lovely original blue paint,floral details, the "BND" monogram, and hand-wrought iron straps and handles. This trunk also contains a "secret storage compartment." While most trunks of the period had a small interior storage/drawer, in this one you can remove the horizontal slats, revealing an extra storage area below that remains out of sight to the casual observer.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Painted
    Wood
  • Condition
    Very Good Antique Condition.
  • Dimensions
    26.5 in. H x 54 in. W x 24 in. D
    67 cm H x 137 cm W x 61 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Denver, CO
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U120604923693
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2012

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Located in Denver, CO

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