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17th Century German Painted War Chest
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Description
17th century German painted "Armada" or war chest with overall overlapping riveted iron strap fittings. The lid with a covered central keyhole, the front with a raised decorative false lock and two hasps, fitted with shaped iron carrying handles to each sides. Polychrome paint decoration throughout including a green painted ground with painted landscape decoration on the top and front panels and foliate decoration to the side panels and iron straps. The underside of the lid with decorative iron open work and raised lock cover. Fitted with an iron key. 16" H x 30" W x 16 1/4" D.

Private Chattanooga, TN collection.
Condition
Overall good condition with wear and oxidation commensurate with age. Scattered losses to painted panels with more significant losses to the front four painted panels. Retains a working key; lock mechanism functional, however, requires considerable force to open.
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17th Century German Painted War Chest

Estimate $1,800 - $2,200
Jan 29, 2022
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Starting Price $900
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0286: 17th Century German Painted War Chest

Sold for $3,000
18 Bids
Est. $1,800 - $2,200Starting Price $900
Winter Fine Art & Antique Auction: Day 1
Jan 29, 2022 9:00 AM EST
Buyer's Premium 28%

Lot 0286 Details

Description
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17th century German painted "Armada" or war chest with overall overlapping riveted iron strap fittings. The lid with a covered central keyhole, the front with a raised decorative false lock and two hasps, fitted with shaped iron carrying handles to each sides. Polychrome paint decoration throughout including a green painted ground with painted landscape decoration on the top and front panels and foliate decoration to the side panels and iron straps. The underside of the lid with decorative iron open work and raised lock cover. Fitted with an iron key. 16" H x 30" W x 16 1/4" D.

Private Chattanooga, TN collection.
Condition
...
Overall good condition with wear and oxidation commensurate with age. Scattered losses to painted panels with more significant losses to the front four painted panels. Retains a working key; lock mechanism functional, however, requires considerable force to open.

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