Large 16th century iron strong box
Circa 1550 - 1600
W 40 × H 21 3/4 × D 22 1/4
Stock # Marh622
Large 16th century iron strong box, with ornately decorated pierced lock plate covering a huge locking mechanism, decorated with mythical human figures and mermaids. These chests were made for the storage of valuable goods and used on ships. This large and fine example is in good original condition.