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Edwardian Compendium Box

Unique hand carved Edwardian compendium/games box, with secret compartments. Appears to have been produced for a grand house to act as a compendium/games box with storage inside, secret compartments at either end, and concealed drawers on either side. At some time in its' life it has been 'upgraded' with collonial elephant heads, turtles and some decorative additions on the lid. It was salvaged from a church, and there are some slots that have been added to the top, so was most likely used as a multipurpose cabinet for the collections as well as storing the communion wine/wafers (as the secret compartments have metal holders for bottles and a pair of small metal dishes on an extending arm). This would make a great games/drinks cabinet in a grand room, and certainly would be a talking point for you and your guests. The more you look at this piece, the more of a story it tells, with various modification/additions during its' life.

Measures: 90cm tall x 75cm wide x 65cm deep (in the closed position)

Available to view at our showroom in Piddlehinton, Dorset - by appointment only

DELIVERY OF THIS ITEM: Insured courier delivery of this item to a mainland UK address will be £60.

DELIVERY OF MORE THAN ONE ITEM: If you wish to purchase more than one item for delivery, please contact us for a quote at enquiries@home-alchemy.com or call us on 07549 507550 as we will be able to provide a combined price.

DELIVERY OUTSIDE OF MAINLAND UK: If you require delivery outside of mainland UK, please contact us for a quote at enquiries@home-alchemy.com or call us on 07549 507550.

COLLECTION OF THIS ITEM: If you would like to collect this item from us in Dorset, just select the Click and Collect option in the shopping cart.

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