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Antique Zanzibar Blanket Chest Teak Wood with Brass Metal Overlay, 19th Century

$7,500

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Rare 19th century handcrafted Zanzibar chest with brass metal overlay and brass mounts. The antique trunk is comprised of solid carved teak wood and features a 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. The chest features three bottom drawers and is fitted with brass carrying handles. Originally used for travels and often for the exports of good. Makes a great coffee table or accent piece.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Width: 54 in. (137.16 cm)Depth: 22.5 in. (57.15 cm)
  • Style
    Tribal (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. In great condition. Solid and stable with some signs of aging and wear consistent with age.
  • Seller Location
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU911023628042

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    Ships From: Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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