Antique Victorian Shipwright's Chest

Antique Victorian Shipwright's Chest


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A unique and beautiful piece of classic furniture, full of history and character, with an understated style that compliments both traditional and modern interiors. If you have an eye for design, are environmentally conscious, and would prefer not to simply furnish your home with new, mass-produced stuff then this is for you! A perfect combination of form and function this piece makes an ideal coffee table, tv stand or blanket box providing additional storage space for any room in your home.

STYLE: Antique Industrial
DIMENSIONS (cm): L 101 x H 50 x D 52.5

FEATURES: An Antique Victorian Shipwright's Chest in pine with original interior and traditional craftsman's details - dovetail joints, inlaid mahogany and pine parquetry lid, authentic hand forged steel chest handles, deep kickboard and lid surround, polished brass inlaid lid fastenings (originally used for securing during transit), brass escutcheon and working lock with key.

DETAILS: Carefully cleaned and conserved with knots and quirks, grains, textures and tones for a rustic, tactile finish. Authentic sawmarks to lid and other distressing from industrial use. Beautiful patina. Interior cleaned and conserved retaining original 3 sliding compartmented trays and saw holders. Stunning inlaid parquetry lid panel.

NOTABLE QUIRKS: Antique, characterful distressed finish commensurate with age and former life in industry. Some old woodworm holes. Shrinkage gaps.


W101.0 x H50.0 x D52.5 cm



Wear condition


Date of manufacture



Pine, Mahogany, Brass, Steel


19th Century




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