This French Guild Chest, dated 1853 is in Excellent Overall Condition. These types of boxes were made by carpentry and joinery guilds as symbols of their trade to be displayed in the guild hall and also to store communal valuables. This guild chest, like most of the period, was secured by one lock and three keys. Literature: Edward Berger, Prunk-Kassetten / Ornamental Caskets, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 1998, p. 73-78. Measuring 15” D x 21.5” W x 13” H , Serious Inquiries are Welcome! Shipping and insurance are determined after checkout.
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