A pretty document trunk, covered in parchment from the early nineteenth-century (quite possibly even the eighteenth-century). The trunk is wooden and the parchment has been attached with pretty little nails. Special papers, letters and documents were stored in trunks such as this.
Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 15¾ x 9" x 6¾" high
Approx. overall 40cm x 23cm x 17cm high