Fabulous 17thc dated Irish trunk
Rare 17thc Irish Leather and Brass Studded Chestby Vanessa Parker Rare Books and Roger Grimes Antiques
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.
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