19th Century Alsatian Painted Trunk
Dimensions: 23 1/4″H x 49 1/2″W x 23 1/4″D
A delightful painted trunk, from the Alsace region of France, created at the middle of the 19th century. The antique trunk has been vegetable dyed and painted. Sweet floral arrangements have been hand-painted on the front of the chest. Vegetable dyed scrolls of acanthus leaves can be seen on the top and sides. The interior has a compartment for keeping certain item separate from the rest of the trunk’s contents. This compartment can be secured using the trunk’s functional lock. The trunk rests on styled feet. c.1850.