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Description
Rectangular wooden chest, wood peg construction, stained and varnished, with hinged lid. The lid has two small iron loop hinges at the rear, and an internal hand-forged iron strap hinge and clasp at the front. The legs of the trunk are shaped from the side panels, with an inverted V-shape cut in through the centre. The two leg shapes are irregular. The front edges of the chest have carved decorations, including zig-zag and rectangular designs, and the left and right edges are serrated. The front of the trunk has a latch and lock with a rectangular cast iron escutcheon. Inside the chest, top proper right, is a small lidded rectangular compartment. Inside the compartment is a metal key.
Object type
Media and materials
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 530 x 1195 x 437mm
Subject category
Other reference numbers
EC.79.71

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