1797 polychrome chest RESERVED
This is an unusual item, a particularly large polychrome wooden chest dating from year 1797.
You can see its beautiful ornaments : flowers painted on a green background, with some painted petals, and
others that just show the initial color of the chest. The beautiful metal lock is in a diamond shape.
Inside this chest, you can see a wooden part that stands out a little : it is actually a box meant for
handkerchiefs. Wooden chests are a perfect choice to decorate the foot of a bed. They can very well
be used to store towels and linen for example.
Here is the general history