Post WWII Camphorwood trunk ($150)
Heavily hand carved
780 mm x 370 mm x H: 400 mm
From South East Asia.
Many of these trunks found their way to Australia via Australian servicemen posted tot he Malaya Peninsula during the 1950s and 1960s.
Sold - K4194N 1920s hand carved trunk of camphorwood
1920s hand carved trunk of camphorwood ($250)
From the Orient.
To clean and polish.
1010 mm x 510 mm x H: 530 mm
Note the sides and bottom are from single slabs of wood. Came to Australia in the 1930s via a Castlemaine chap who traveled widely in the Orient.
Sold - K2854N 1950s - 1960s Oriental hand carved trunk
1950s - 1960s Oriental hand carved trunk ($135)
Camphorwood from the Malaya Peninsular.
870mm x 420mm x H: 470mm
Brought back to Australia by and Australian Digger who served in Malaya during the 'Emergency'.