Russian repoussé brass trunk, mid 19th century
A rustic pine trunk adorned with brass embossed panels, the front, sides and lid depicting flowers, vines, and berries, the hinged lid featuring a large Russian imperial eagle flanked by floral panels, the front, a church or monastery with onion domes, fitted with side handles, on two lion paw feet. The trunk was probably created in a monastery outside of Moscow.
A rare example of Russian provincial brass furniture from the Romanov era.
31 x 17 x 18 in. (78.7 x 43.2 x 45.7 cm) (l x w x h)