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Antique Trunk Chest Beautiful Decoration - 1915 Interesting Interior & Design

£99.95 or Best Offer 9d, £14.95 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: rust-and-rot (166) 100%, Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, Ships to: GB, Item: 172407940570 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Rust & Rot Purveyors of wonderful things. Hello and welcome to the sale of this rare and simply stunning chestThis turn of the century chest is both fascinating and beautiful. Made of wood the outside of the chest is decorated with a dark brown (almost plum) paint with an attractive stripped boarder. On the top is a good luck swastika symbol that is flanked with decreasing circles. To each end is the notation L.G under an attractive art nouveau handle.Inside the trunk is lined with old newspapers from December 1915, showing the news and fashion of the time.A very unique and interesting item, real talking point. It goes without saying that the swastika on this trunk has nothing at all to do with the nazi party, predating there formation by over twenty years. In the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit, swastika means "well-being". The symbol has been used by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains for millennia and is commonly assumed to be an Indian sign. The chest measures (in cm) 54 tall, 64 wide and 38 deep. It weighs 10kg Please have a good look at the photographs for overall condition and contact me if you have any further questions. I have many other antique and vintage items, please take a look. Happy to combine postage and discount for multiple purchases. As unique items are very hard to price the majority of our items carry a ‘make a best offer’ option. Please feel free to use it, at worst we will say no, at best you get something at a price your really happy with. Be warned we will haggle! Rust & Rot has recently opened a business account, hence our low feedback score. Please see our previous account rust_and_rot to see that we have over two thousand transactions, with a 100% positive feedback score. We can also be found on the internet just google rust and rot, oh and on Facebook All questions can be answered and all problems resolved. So please contact us in the first instance either by email or on 07834372095. Kind regards. Jon Condition: Wear commensurate with age. Please have a good look at the photographs for overall condition., Product Type: Chests, Original/Reproduction: Original, Age: 1900-1950, Material: Other Wood

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