Antique chest that belonged to a Great Uncle
19 February 2024
Description

I don't know anything about the chest. My Great Uncle was a world traveler and it apparently came from Thailand.

Dimensions

2 ft in height and 40 inches in length

Acquired from
Inherited
For sale
Yes
Answered within 2 days
By Delia
Feb 21, 20:00 UTC
Fair Market Value
$500 - $700 USD
Suggested Asking Price $800 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Mike,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Asian Export carved teakwood or camphor blanket chest
made for the Western export market, mid/late 20th Century
The hinged top and sides relief carved with landscape scenes with figures, open interior, all raised on short bracket feet. Unmarked.
24 inches high, 40 inches long
CONDITION: This blanket chest appears to be in good condition; value assumes no chips, breaks, repairs or losses.
PROVENANCE: Inherited
$ 500-700*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, or questions/concerns, and thank you again for using Mearto.
~ Delia

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