"Old Dutch Treasure Chest Of The Sixteenth Century"Extremely rare Dutch chest in blond oak, with long hinges, side handles and a central lock entry bearing the initials "CGKL", probably referring to the name of the principal or the manor. welcomed, wrought iron components, worked and folded cold.
Our furniture, commonly called a domed chest, rests on two parallel and molded bases, the top composed of three horizontal panels, discovers an interior probably used in the transport of gold coins, precious, or simply weapons and powder with cannon.
Completely original and in great condition, our treasure chest is presented in an original patina of mature blonde color tending to walnut, we recall that the oak is a hard wood, rather valuable and has been used for the construction of various furniture, in the shipyards and in the construction of barrels for the aging of wines and spirits, rich in tannins and unassailable by insects such as the woodworm.
It is not excluded that this safe can be used in the naval transport and the initials correspond to the name of the ship company.
Period 16th century - Netherlands
Measurements Height 70 cm x Width 53 cm x Length 118 cm
The expertise of authenticity will be given to the buyer with all the photographic documentation.
Mr Sergio Schina - Antique dealer
La Corte degli Ulivi Gallery (Florence)
Proantic member since 2012