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HOPE CHEST ANTIQUE STORAGE BOX QUILT BLANKET CHEST TOY CHEST - $125 (Magnolia)

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    • Price:$125
    • Address:26403 DobbinHufsmith Rd., Magnolia, TX 77354 (map)
    • Date Posted:03/12/14
    • Description:
    • THIS ANTIQUE STORAGE BOX/CHEST'S DATE OF ORIGIN IS UNKNOWN. IT CAME WITH A PADDED TAPESTRY TOP NOW REPLACED WITH A CROCHETED PADDED TOP SECURED IN PLACE WITH ANTIQUE BRASS TACKS. THE EXTERIOR OF THE CHEST HAD LAMINATED MAHAGONY THAT WAS PEELING. IT WAS REMOVED AND THE BOX SANDED DOWN. THE EXTERIOR WAS REPLACED WITH BURGANDY FABRIC WITH A VICTORIAN MOTTIF, THE EDGES WERE DONE IN LACE. THE CHEST/BOX IS STURDY, APPEARS TO BE MADE OF PINE. THE LID IS SECURE AND HELD UPRIGHT BY ITS ORIGINAL CHAIN IN ONE CORNER. IT STANDS ON CARVED "FEET". THE CHEST IS 3FT IN LENGTH, STANDS 17 INCHES TALL, AND HAS A WIDTH OF 13 INCHES. THE FRONT OF THE CHEST IS CURVED. THE HINGES ARE TIGHT AND SECURE. THE CHEST CAN HOLD THE WEIGHT OF AN INDIVIDUAL SITTING ON IT, CAN BE USED AS A FOOT STOOL, CAN BE PLACED AT THE END OF A BED TO BE USED FOR HOLDING THE BED COVERS AT NIGHT OR UNDER A WINDOW SEAL FOR A WINDOW SEAT. IT HOLDS ALOT OF STUFF! LARGE ENOUGH TO HOLD A BLANKET OR BED SPREAD, PRECIOUS KEEPSAKES, OR TOYS...I HAD A BEDSPREAD, ANTIQUE COMIC BOOKS, APRONS, A TAPESTRY, A THROW, AND HOW TO MAGAZINES IN IT ALL AT THE SAME TIME. WE USED IT AT THE END OF THE BED FOR THE BEDSPREAD AT NIGHT AND USED IT AS A BENCH DURING THE DAY AS WELL AS STORAGE. IT WAS ORIGINALLY MY HOPE CHEST AS A LITTLE GIRL....A GIFT FROM MY GRANDMOTHER. ASKING $125.00 FOR THIS HEIRLOOM 713-516-4317
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