Rare 17thc Irish Leather and Brass Studded Chest

by Vanessa Parker Rare Books and Roger Grimes Antiques

9,500

A rare Irish dowry chest standing on original brass cannon ball feet, with two drawers at the bottom covered in leather & decorated with flowering brass studs on the slightly domed top is the date 1693 and the letters   A    AM,  each side has an iron carrying handle the interior is decorated with patterned paper. There is much leather missing at the back & some from the sides commensurate  with its age. Provenance the Higginson family of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Fabulous 17thc dated Irish trunk

Vanessa Parker Rare Books and Roger Grimes Antiques

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