Antique 19th Century Indian Teak and Iron Damchiya.
Made from teak wood and perfectly hand-hammered iron details. Antique iron bound hardwood merchants chest with hidden compartments. The chest is very heavy, it is made in hardwood with a great deal of thick iron banding and brass and iron studs both for strength and decoration. Chests like these were made for merchants to transport their goods and valuables across the world trade routes. Chests needed to be durable to stand up to the long and difficult journeys by sea and land. Heavy carrying handles and a double hasp lock on the front.
H97 – D79 – W139 cm