A light colored solid Mahogany English Campaign Chest, mid to late 19th century, with Pine secondary woods, all of its original brass locks, original brass binding, flush brass drawer pulls, brass keyhole escutcheons and with brass lift handles, and original removable wooden feet. There is an original stencil showing the maker's name and address. (Shepard & Co. Cabin Fitters, 90 Bishop's Gate, London) 43" High, 18 1/2" Deep, 39" Wide.
The chest is in very good condition with an old mellow finish, minor wear on the sides and an old repair on one drawer front.This chest exemplifies practical portability which was its primary purpose. Used by British military officers, wealthy individuals on safari and London flat owners short on space, these chests were produced from the Late 18th Century through the Early part of the 20th Century. They were made in England, India and East Asia for use around the globe. Still practical, these chests are in demand today. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. ** 1000BX