Here for sale is a fantastic antique tool chest. This apprentice piece has a wonderful patina with a timeworn crackle to the painted finish. The mahogany internal bank of drawers can be removed and are inlaid with satinwood, they have leather pull handles and many are missing. The trunk has a rope handle to one side. The front of the trunk has a section for the storage of woodwork saws and a rack for hand tools such as chisels. This stunning tool trunk has a great interior and has been made by a master craftsmen. A perfect size as a coffee table, or display open for storage of collectables, craft or haberdashery.


Chippy painted outer is as found condition. Leather pull handles of bank of internal drawers ae missing. No key. Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

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100 cm width, 70 cm depth, 59 cm height

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