Historic 19th Century Iron Bound Cargo Trunk
Historic English oak iron strapped shipping trunk, circa 1815-1830. Originally created for Sir James Weir Hogg, born Scotland in 1790. Served in English parliament, director of the East India Company and was Registrar of the Supreme Court of Judicature, Calcutta. Retains original paper manifest by R. & S. Gerard Company. Original engraved brass name plate. Deep, rich patina to original finish. Google for image and more info on original owner. Slight dome to top, would serve well as a coffee table with storage. Measures 21.5 in.Hx33.5 in.Wx21.5 in.D.