An ancient Italian travel trunk/chest, manufactured in Venice in the 1700s.
Length 108 cm; depth 56 cm; height 46 cm.
The trunk is in wood, covered in leather and reinforced with hand-forged iron, nails and studs. Wrought iron lock of the time. Internally covered in wallpaper from the 60s, which however leaves the manufacturer's original label visible: ‘Giovanni Zarbin Campo San Fantin in Venezia’, also written in English.
Condition as per photos: signs of wear, tears and shortcomings. One of the hinges is broken.
- No. of items
- Strongbox, Trunk
- Iron (wrought), Leather, Wood
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Giovanni Zarbin a Venezia
- Estimated Period
- 18th century
- Country of Origin
- Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
- 46×56×108 cm