Travel box, Louis XIV period

Probably created by Edward Traherne in London between 1660 and 1720, this elegant box was intended for travelers as a safe to be fixed on the floor of a coach or on the shelves of a ship.


Made of solid oak with a veneer of violet wood, its structure is reinforced by corner strips and brass hinges with foliage decoration. 


Designed and imagined for a nomadic life, its side handles make it easy to carry. It opens with a hidden mechanism that reveals a leather-lined interior with two drawers and a hiding place for valuables and jewelry.



Dimensions Length x Width x Height
13.38 × 9.84 × 7.87 in
XVII-XVIIIth century

From: Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine 93400 FR

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