Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller 44.159.067.7558

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A very robust brassbound William IV Anglo-Chinese padouk silver chest

$ 7,000
  • Description
    A very robust brassbound William IV Anglo-Chinese padouk silver chest, of rectangular form with a hinged lid and the original substantial brass carrying handles, the lock stamped ‘Barron WR Patent’. Circa 1830.

    Footnote: In 1778 Robert Barron patented the double–acting tumbler (later called a lever) lock. This revolutionary advance in lock design remains the basic principle of all lever locks. In 1818 Jeremiah Chubb added a spring which would catch and hold any lever that had been raised too high by a lock picker. This added extra security and also showed when a lock had been tampered with.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Padouk
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: Circa 1830
    Styles / Movements: Chinese Export, Asian, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 516552
  • Dimensions
    W. 27.75 in; H. 22.75 in; D. 20.5 in;
    W. 70.49 cm; H. 57.79 cm; D. 52.07 cm;
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