A wonderful and rustic, dark polished pine, vintage miniature bow front chest of drawers, English circa 1850, with three drawer and round wooden pulls, used as a salesman’s tool. Miniature furniture such as this chest would have originally been used as traveling salesman’s sample. These samples are/were identical to the full-sized pieces made back at the cabinet makers workshops. A chest such as this would have been featured on a traveling salesman cart as they visited from home to home showing the latest styles.
height: 12 in. 30.5 cm., width: 9.5 in. 24 cm., depth: 6.5 in. 16.5 cm.