• Oak Chest

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      Oak chest measuring 36 cm in height 45 cm in width and 32 cm in depth. The cabinet contains 5 graduating drawers and it closes with 2 hinged doors, each bearing an arch. There are recessed brass handles on the 2 sides of the cabinet and one of these handles on each of the drawers. On the top of the cabinet there is an escutcheon engraved with “S.D. Woodruff Esq., St. Catharines, 157 Ontario”. The cabinet has a lock which is still functional and opens with a skeleton key which is part of this collection. The top 2 drawers have been lined with a piece of cardboard carefully cut to size and covered with brocade. There is some scratching on the top of the cabinet and one of the front doors is missing some of the wooden trim.