Maritime art & objects
Seaman’s Svepask or Travelingtrunk – Scandinavian, 19th century
Attractive black painted, wooden travelingtrunk.
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: 21x47x30 cm (8.2×18.5×12 in)
Signed: not signed
Condition: good for its age, signs of use