Maritime art & objects
Butte, 19th century
Attractive dark green, nearly 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: 20(25,5)x57x24 cm (7,9(9,9)x22,3×9,5”)
Condition: for its age, good with signs of use