Pine Kista Trunk
Add a little provincial charm to your home with this handsome and stout folklore trunk with original hardware and trim. It's top is flat, so could be used as a coffee table if desired. Whether you’re using it to add character to a room or want it for it's style and functionality, it’s a fantastic piece of old-world style. Based on the construction and materials used, we're guessing this piece is from the 1800s.
Swedish "kista" trunks were once given as a gift to a marrying couple and would be filled with all the necessities for married life, such as special linens, family keepsakes, and so on. Often you'll find them hand-painted with both the date and the initials of the betrothed couple.