Historical Antique Oak Chest Early 19th Century

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Historical Antique Oak Chest Early 19th Century

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A 19th century large carved country Oak coffer chest / blanket box, the rectangular hinged top with opening to storage inside, with geometric decoration, amongst scrolls and raised on stile supports, comes with key and tassel, believed to belong Captain Henry P. Bailey - Congo Explorer, Bailey also known as ‘Bula N’zau’ (“ Elephant Smasher”) pseudonym for Captain Henry P. Bailey,was an adventurer and big game hunter. several of his original drawings are reproduced in his 1894 book about travels in what was then known as the Congo Free State, these sketchbooks provide an interesting account of the region during the late 19th century, looks amazing.

Antique
19th Century
Solid Oak
Carved
Chest
Blanket Box
Key & Tassel
Practical & Beautiful

Dimensions:

Height: 30” Inches

Width: 53” Inches

Depth: 23” Inches

Other: See description

Condition: Used

Date of Manufacture: Unknown

Place of Origin:

Material: oak

Period: 19th Century

Style: Antique

Listed by: Siobhan_3a70

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SKU: 20047364