The original painted finish has been distressed through generations of use, with faint red & green remaining on the flowers; traditional brown background. The interior top reveals the date of 1854 and other words/names & additional flourishes.
Original hand-painted folk art pine trunk. Original floral and faux painted finish in reds, orange, brown, yellow and green. Restored and waxed, in solid condition ready to use.
Original green painted dome top oak trunk; monogram of PMS and date "1857" indicate this trunk may have been for a dowry or wedding present. Traditional hand-painted details include floral motif along top and front. Wrought iron straps and side handles.
This blue painted trunk is a great example of Swedish country craftsmanship. The large size, domed top, and hand-painted monogram and date all reflect its Swedish heritage along with wrought iron details. Originally was likely a wedding present.
Antique original hand painted folk art flowers in orange, green and yellow are still prevalent on this large trunk. Half column accents, wrought iron handles, and lower functioning drawer. Front panel carving & interior "box" to hold small personal items.
Antique dome top trunk from Sweden dated 1803. In wonderful original condition, the burnished red background provides the perfect contrast for the detailed flowers, flourishes, vines and blue painted wrought iron straps.
The original brick red paint has been gently distressed over generations of use, deepening the patina of this delightful flat top trunk. The hand-painted date of 1820 and lower monogram indicate it may have been part of a dowry or wedding present
The inviting charm of this trunk comes from the original hand-painted panels of dark blue embellished with delightful vases of bright colorful flowers seen in many Eastern European antiques as flowers were a favored traditional motif.
This solid oak trunk is the type one might see if touring the hallways of a castle in Denmark. Note the impressive carving and original hand-wrought iron handles that facilitate moving this heavy coffer while the long hinges allow one to open the heavy oak top.
Original green painted box or small trunk with traditional flowers of red and yellow. Dated 1798, imagine the treasures and stories it has stored through over 200 years of use. The wear as seen along the top and interior is expected for its age.
Carved antique oak coffer trunk from Denmark dated 1757, with a carved panelled front, original iron handles and strap hinges, all resting on bun feet.
This item is part of our “unrestored” collection. Our antiques arrive from Europe in warehouse condition. Before shipping