19th Century Infants Coffin Casket

S/N:TSFS338

  • £5,995.00
  • €6,774 Euro
  • $7,469 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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19th Century Infants Coffin Casket

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
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

Dimensions: 

  • H: 73cm (28.74in)
  • W: 129cm (50.79in)

Period: 

1840s

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THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL

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Gorleston-on-Sea
Norfolk
NR31, UK
United Kingdom

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My partner and I have been collecting unique, decorative antiques for the past 10 years, travelling far and wide sourcing the best our pockets could afford.

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