Lot 2151. Damchiya hope chest on wheels

Starting price:€ 2 500
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
ID 19190
Lot 2151Damchiya hope chest on wheels
India, Rajasthan. Probably the first half of the 19th century. Century

Heavy wood, possibly oak or Teak, covered with sheet brass. Fittings, of iron. These chests were not only the Delivery of the dowry in the family of the
groom, but also the permanent storage. Textiles and other treasures were protected
due to the solid construction and resistant Material against pests and thieves
. Characteristic of the double lock, the wheels and axles made of wood
and the secret compartments in the Inside, at the bottom of the chest. Height 103cm, width 134cm, depth 79cm. Condition A/B.
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