This old wood chest is stunning traditional wedding chest from south-east India. The lid lifts to reveal a top level with multiple compartments of varying sizes with carved flower lids. Below the tray is a single compartment. The chest had been pained red at some time and overtime it has faded, leaving hints of red.
All Scaramanga's hardwood chests and trunks are unusual and each differs in size, style, finish and the number of compartments. They make a great feature in a living room, bedroom or in a study.
These distinctive old chests would make beautiful jewellery, memory box or a great place to put your valuables.
Indian merchants and families would have originally used these authentic old wooden chests for keeping stationery, valuables, heirlooms, notes and records.
Optional old brass padlocks are available.
Size: W78cm x D43cm x H43cm.