A Large Upholstered Victorian Lidded Box Seat or Blanket Chest

A rare and attractive box seat of good proportions being three feet wide and taller than normal at 27 inches. Having its original upholstery of scarlet velvet with bold woven tapestry pattern panels. The padded seat top opens to reveal a useful storage area. Extremely functional with multiple uses including blanket chest, log box, shoe locker or perhaps a laundry basket with seating to boot!. The nicely formed serpentine shaped front and sides having an ebonized oak trim. Original brass studs. Obvious wear to the fabric otherwise good condition, solid and sturdy. A beautiful and functional piece of antique furniture that definitely has the look. Details Dimensions: width 36″, depth 19″, height 27″

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