Rare Early Antique Georgian Brass Studded Leather & Hide Bound Captains Travel Chest Circa 1750


A very early and rare example of an antique Georgian Captains travelling chest/trunk. Original leather/hide covering, original brass studding. Beautiful lock plate and escutcheons. Dating from 1750 this trunk has history and the scars to show for over 250 years of use.  A fabulous looking piece of furniture that can be used for decorative purposes/coffee table and storage. This model Is a rare oversize flat lid version (predominately these were dome lidded),dating from the George II period/1750. All original with Georgian blue interior lining. A fabulous survivor in good order for age. Likely to have been retailed by Bryant’s at 28 Ludgate Hill London who were suppliers to nobility, officers of the army, navy merchants and Captains. Bryant’s retailed these travel trunks, portmanteaus and leather ware/wear.

94cm width x 49cm height x 54cm depth

As a genuine antique / vintage item there is wear and use commensurate with age.  Some wooden products may have signs of historic woodworm. As a precaution we apply a clear triple action woodworm treatment that also kills wet rot, dry rot and woodworm. Please look at all the images carefully and ask any questions pre purchase as we do not unfortunately offer refunds due to the size and shipping costs of our antiques/items.  All our items are available on line at Search & Rescued and other online stores.