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Antique 19th Century Teak Wood and Brass Studded Zanzibar Chest, c. 1850's



Rare 19th century handcrafted Zanzibar chest with brass metal overlay and brass mounts. The antique trunk is comprised of solid carved teak and hardwood and features ornamental hinged lid. The interior is fitted with a candle box on the upper right side. The chest is adorned with pierced brass metal sheets and brass studs throughout, creating a series of geometric and Moorish inspired patterns. Exquisitely detailed with magnificent craftsmanship and fitted with brass carrying handles. Originally used for travels and often for the exports of good. Makes a great coffee table, side table, or accent piece.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Width: 44 in. (111.76 cm)Depth: 19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Style
    Tribal (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. In very good condition. Solid and stable with some signs of aging and wear consistent with age.
  • Seller Location
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU911023819732

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    Ships From: Fort Lauderdale, FL
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