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Posted 2 years ago


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Hello Friends,
Awoke very late today,( not sleeping well lately:(
BUT!, I did manage to get to an estate sale before work, where I found this interesting object.
Approximately 9+1/2" long, 6+1/2" deep and 6+1/2" high
with all of these wonderful little drawers
beautiful red lacquer color, a bit of flaking and most of the top handle missing, but still a great piece.
What on earth would it have been used for?
The paintings, all around, are curious subject matter,....just lovely.
I'm interested in hearing any ideas.
Thank You!

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  1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    very very beautiful:)
  2. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
    Thank You Sean! You are a very dear man.
  3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    Your very welcome Tony! you as well a dear man!
  4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    "A cup of ganja tea half hr. before bed". Just repeating a Jamaican home remedy but I wouldn't know. Actually, I don't remember a home remedy when I lived in Jamaica that didn't have the word "ganja" in it but assume just coincidence. Beautiful piece. basic style reminds me of old military traveling field, staff desk/case.
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Oh, what's the do-dad sticking out of the top for?
  6. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
    Thank You, Sean, and Thank You Blunderbuss, for the love and interesting comment,
    Much appreciated!
    Have a great week-end,
  7. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
    Hello bb,
    That's a post for a handle,....the handle and the other post are missing.
  8. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the look and love, aghcollect,
    Much appreciated!
  9. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Phil, I think you are crossing the line & taking sides! LOL.
  10. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the loves, PhilDavidAlexanderM, officialfuel, and Moonstonelover
    Much Appreciated!
  11. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the loves, Moonstonelover, Mike, DrFluffy, walksoftly, Tom, and brat,
    very much appreciated!
  12. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
    Thanks Radegunder!
  13. Budek Budek, 2 years ago

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