Pine Trunk with Iron Detailing ca. 1899
Pine Dowry Chest Domed Trunk with Iron Detailing and Hand Painted Detail ca. 1899. Large, domed-top pine trunk with iron hardware and detailing plus hand painted initials and date of 1899. This substantial piece will anchor any room with style and quiet understated elegance. Imagine the history this piece has been a part of in it's 120+ years. Bring it home to your house to continue its story.
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.