Maritime art & objects
Seaman’s Svepask or Travelingtrunk – Scandinavian, 19th century
Attractive waxed, wooden travelingtrunk with carrying rings on the sides.
The story tells, the sailor was allowed to bring in the svepask with clothes and personal items, but not more then that.
Scandinavian origin but also in use on Dutch and German vessels.
Date: ca. 1800
HWD case: 29x52x36 cm (11.3×20.5×14,1 in)
Signed: not signed
Condition: for its age, good with signs of use and old repairs, see photo’s