17th century Louis XIII Chest

17th century Louis XIII Chest

Code: 10226


W: 60cm (23.6")H: 66cm (26")L: 125.5cm (49.4")


A provincial rustic French walnut chest with beautiful graining, warmth of colour and original patina. A wonderful two plank top, original hinges,  lock removed, a wrought iron key hole escuthcheon with flaming heart decoration. A lovely period rustic storage solution.

Condition commensurate with add and use. An old repair to the underneath of the lid. An old woodworm infestation, not active and retreated.

Provenance: Reputedly owned by a Senior employee of The Irish Times and purchased as part of a farmhouse sale in rural France may years ago.