A gorgeous antique Victorian mahogany coal scuttle, also known as a purdonium, in excellent condition and dating from around 1880.
The botanical name for the mahogany this coal scuttle is made of is Swietenia Macrophylla and this type of mahogany is not subject to CITES regulation.
The rectagular suttle features a satinwood banding with an upstand to back with bevelled mirror below, the panelled drop door with inlay to centre opens to reveal its original fitted lead lined interior, it features brass handles with carrying handles to sides, standing on a shaped plinth base.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 96 x Width 40 x Depth 36
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 foot, 2 inches x Width 1 foot, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 2 inches
Our reference: A2745
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