ANTIQUE STEAMER TRUNK Pine Blanket CHEST Vintage Travel TRUNK Storage BOX Table
Antique Pine Steamer Trunk with Storage L 79 x H 64 x D 54 (cm) Original Edwardian banded overseas travel trunk by J. Burton & Bro, London with brass studding featuring rare embossing detail indicative of a luxury brand. With polished brass studded bandings, steel reinforced corners edges and bracings, leather handles in brass studded keepers, interlocking steel clasps and copper rivets, metal edged lid with large embossed brass studs and 3 original base runners, the outer 2 of which have 4 integral steel castors - these are fully functional and can be used to wheel the chest from side to side. This beautiful, premium travel chest stands taller than most so would make a stunning console table or blanket box. Also featuring 2 polished brass locks with fully intact escutcheons embossed with maker's details'J. Burton & Bro Makers L. And brass maker's plate to left end'J. Burton & Bro Manufacturers Falcon Factory Whitecross St London E. All the large brass studs on the metal edged lid and the chest handle keepers have the most beautiful and unusual detailing, embossed with a'B' for Burton Brothers. Exterior carefully refurbished and wax polished. Featuring knots and quirks, grains, textures and tones for a beautifully tactile finish. Interior cleaned and conserved retaining original hessian lining fully intact with maker's label to lid and leather luggage strapping and buckles. Maker's label reads'By J Burton & Bro Manufacturers Falcon Factory Whitecross St Cripplegate London E.
Telegraphic address Burbro, Barb, London. Complete with 2 authentic brass lid stays, one lockable plus original preserved label with operating instructions. Dents and dings to the wood and metalwork edging plus folds to the metalwork in places. Discolouration to the interior including staining in places, commensurate with age and use. Smattering of old woodworm to the middle base runner.
Some bowing to the rear face, bottom plank. At Vintage Trunks & Chests we restore, renew and reinvent our items with care, expertise and attention to fine detail. All restoration work is completed sympathetically, using traditional methods, respecting the integrity of the individual piece. We hand finish our trunks & chests in several coats of a quality wax polish, endorsed by the Guild of Master Craftsmen and EN71 part 3 approved safe for toys, to naturally enhance, revive and protect the original patina.
The item "ANTIQUE STEAMER TRUNK Pine Blanket CHEST Vintage Travel TRUNK Storage BOX Table" is in sale since Thursday, June 21, 2018. This item is in the category "Home, Furniture & DIY\Furniture\Trunks & Chests". The seller is "vintagetrunksandchests" and is located in Spilsby.
This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.
- Modified Item: No
- Custom Bundle: No
- Style: Antique Style
- Age: Edwardian (1901-1910)
- Depth: 54
- Length: 79
- Material: Pine
- Type: Trunk
- MPN: Does Not Apply
- Main Colour: Light Wood Tone
- Height: 64
- Brand: J. Burton & Bro, London
- Non-Domestic Product: No