Strongbox, Trunk (1) - Iron (wrought), Leather, Wood - 18th century

Strongbox, Trunk (1) - Iron (wrought), Leather, Wood - 18th century

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.

Lot details
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
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