18th c Dutch Celonese Coffin Chest - Artisans Libres
This convex & concave nadumwood coffin chest is bound with brass inlayed ebony, decorated with pierced and engraved handle backplates and escution, 4 large brass nails to the lid and front raised on ebony bun feet .Retaining original working sprung lock and key of large size 13 cm Material Nedum (pericopsis mooniana) Chocolate brown softened with age and patination with striking grain. Ebony (diospyros ebenum) Sri Lankan Exceled above other species in evenness and intencity of its colour