19th Century Rattan Leather Covered Steamer Carriage Trunk by Mendel


Rare late 19th century large American leather covered rattan basket steamer trunk manufactured by Mendel. The trunk features a rattan frame covered with leather and naugahyde having a natural linen liner inside. The outside of the trunk has handsome leather strapping in a rich cognac tone with a desirable worn patina. The front lock plate has a large patinated brass look, but no key available. Perfect as a blanket chest or storage. From an estate in Napa Valley, CA

Dimensions: 27.5"w x 23.5"d x 25"h

Circa: Late 19th/Early 20th Century, United States

Materials: Rattan, Linen, Leather, Brass

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with an aged, distressed patina as seen in photos. No key, aged leather with losses as expected.

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