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An early 19th century padouk and brass bound campaign chest, the rectangular top inset with brass caps to the angles, above two short and one long drawer, the lower section with two further long drawers, the whole raised on removable turned feet, inset flush handles 117cm wide, 119cm high, 48cm deep Note: This chest has history of service in India in the vendor¹s family. It probably originally belonged to Sgt. Major Thomas Rodgers who married in India in 1871. His son Major Rivers Thomas Rodgers was born in the following year at Chumar and grew up in India. He qualified as an apothecary in Calcutta and served throughout India in the Indian Medical Department and Prison Service. The chest was certainly part of his household furniture when he was Governor of Jubbalpore Jail.

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377: An early 19th century padouk and brass b

Estimate £1,200 - £1,800Jun 25, 2003
Edinburghotland, UK