Swedish Wedding Chest, 1846
Swedish Wedding Chest top
Swedish Wedding Chest open
Swedish Wedding Chest front
Swedish Wedding Chest back
Swedish Wedding Chest inside
Swedish Wedding Chest top detail

Swedish Wedding Chest, 1846

Regular price £2,200.00 Sale

Swedish Wedding Chest dated 1846


Wedding chest were a traditional gift to marrying couples in Sweden on their wedding day. The chest would be decoratively painted for the couple.
This antique Swedish wedding chest is hand painted in its orginal blue paint which now shows signs of fading in parts due to its age. The wedding chest has been painted with decorative flowers (roses and peonies) and the date and initials have been hand painted on the side of the chest.
The cast iron work to the chest (the carrying handles) are original. The chest shows signs of wear in keeping with its age. The key to this chest is missing.

Width: 140cm / 55.1"

Depth: 62 cm / 24.4"

Height: 66 cm / 26"

 

Shipping Costs:

Shipping costs are calculated at check-out and for this size item are typically as follows:

 

UK delivery - door to door: £110 - £150

 

Europe delivery - door to door: £220 - £250

 

US delivery - door to door: £400 - £590

 

 

Because of the size of this item quotes by airfreight for example to the US are likely to be high. Therefore please contact us for shipping costs for this item as we can explore lower cost solutions (sea freight).