c1880 Leather Clad Steel Bound Dome Top Sea Chest


An attractive, compact size, old sea chest that looks as if it has just come out of a pirate story.
The chest is made of wood that has been clad in leather and strengthened with japanned steel straps. It has the traditional domed lid and the leather is decorated with impressed designs. The chest has a leather strap handle on one side and has the original owner’s initials AJBM painted in white. The inside is painted in a light green colour and has a removable wooden tray.
Condition is very good for its age. The lock is no longer working.
Size: 47 x 27.5 x 32.5 cm (18 ½ x 10 ¾ x 12 ¾ inches)
Weight: 4305g