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Hand-Carved and Painted Dutch Colonial Style Wedding Trunk with Painted Motifs

$1,200

Dimensions W: 38.5"  |  D: 17.75"  |  H: 18.5"
Age antique
Origin java
Model YN2587
Description

A Javanese Dutch Colonial style teak wedding trunk, hand-carved and painted from the first half of the 20th century. This Dutch Colonial style teak wedding trunk was hand-carved and painted on the island of Java in the 1920s. The simple rectangular shape of the trunk is enhanced by elegant bracket feet and above all by its gorgeous carved and painted scrolls.

 

The front is adorned with elegant heart shapes, ribbed scrolls and wheel crosses, the ensemble is beautifully accented with green, yellow and red paint. The trunk is flanked by handles on its sides, making it easy to transport. Thanks to its great dimensions, this Javanese trunk with iron fitting circa 1920 will be both a perfect storage unit and decorative object in most rooms.