19th Century Swedish Hand Painted Dowry Chest

19th Century Swedish Hand Painted Dowry Chest

Regular price £995.00 £795.00 Sale

A Green Swedish domed-top dowry "Krista" chest with hand painted floral designs and dated 1822. 
Original iron banding, handles and original working lock complete with key.
Swedish "Kista" trunks were once given as a gift to marrying a couple and would be filled with all the necessities for married life, such as special linens, family keepsakes and so on.

H 63cm W 144cm D 62cm
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