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19th Century Infants Coffin Casket

Stock No

TSFS338

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2016
  • £5,995.00
  • €6,958 Euro
  • $7,350 US Dollar

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Item Description

For sale a very rare early 19th century infants coffin carrier, this would of been housed on a horse and cart hearse. The casket has a decorative wrought iron edging two thirds of the way around, the missing section is where the horseman would of sat, behind him would of sat the close family to morn the infant in transit.

The casket is glazed on all four side with its original acid etched glass, and both ends open to ease the removable of the coffin.Both original wrought iron latches are present and working

The coffin is made from a hardwood with a continuous carved decoration around the bottom section. The two wrought iron straps are still in situ were the casket would of been attached to the hearse

The original paint is visible along with some small sections of later over painting.

129cm in length

73cm in height

54cm in width

Item Info

Seller Location

London, UK

Item Dimensions

H:73cm W:129cm D:0cm

Period

1840s

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

United Kingdom

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)797 2775824

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