19th Century / Victorian collector's, chest with geology specimens.

19th Century / Victorian collector's, chest with geology specimens.

Code: 10446


W: 38cm (15")H: 46cm (18.1")D: 23.5cm (9.3")

£595.00 Approx $753.16, €694.28, £595

For sale is a beautiful Late Victorian / Late 19th Century / Early 20th Century Collector's specimen chest of drawers with geological, mineral, fossil and shell/coral specimens.

- Table top chest of drawers with six graduated draws and ebonised turned knob handles.
- Constructed from pine and stained a rich deep colour to simulate mahogany.
- Internal segmented draw dividers for specimen collections e.g. Geology, Minerals, Shells, (historically) Birds Egg's or other Victorian collectable items.
- This chest comes complete with a natural specimen in each and every section from geology, mineral samples, fossils and shells/coral.  Please refer to the individual drawer photographs (They are un-labelled).
- 6 Drawers and 122 specimen compartments:  35 segments (Top draw 7x5), 30 segments (2nd draw 6x5), 20 segments (3rd draw 5x4), 16 segments (4th draw 4x4), 12 segments (5th draw 4x3),  9 segments (6th draw 3x3).
- The chest is in great antique condition, one splinter to the top back corner is missing but other than that in good condition throughout.

The beautiful table top / miniature cabinet is ready for a new home or collector who can identify the samples present or replace with other items.

*The other items shown in the images are for scale and context only and are not part of this listing e.g. Ink bottles, milk storage jar and straw-work.

Free delivery to the UK mainland as priced. International buyers are welcome, but please contact us prior to payment to confirm the additional packaging, insurance and shipping costs by way of acceptance to your country. Purchaser responsible for local import tariffs/fees.  If you are interested in multiple items, please contact us for combined postage.