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Large Camphor Wood Trunk
Used in North China for the storage of silks and woolens, this large 19th century camphor wood trunk still retains its wonderful camphor scent and its effectiveness as a natural insect repellent. The scent can be detected only when the trunk lid is opened. Dark hardware--two side handles, a large hasp and backplate, and four corner protectors--contrasts nicely with the warm hue and grain of the wood. This trunk, the perfect size for use as a coffee table, is in excellent condition both inside and outside. Dimensions: height 18 1/2" (47 cm), length 34" (87 cm), depth 22" (56 cm).


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