American Sea Chest; USS. SHIP CONSTITUTION, #1905 Nautical Antiques
A Rare Antique American Sea Chest, circa. 1800. Of superb dovetail construction, slanted both front and back; complete with original beckets and carved handles. Hand painted on front; "USS SHIP CONSTITUTION CAPT MIZZEN TOP". Chest measures; 17.5" High X 47" Wide X 19.5" Deep. A wonderful chest...
Provenance; From the Ramon Parga estate, Lehigh Acres, FL.
Note; According to the family, this chest, along with other artifacts came from the U.S.S. CONSTITUTION. Mr. Parga was one of the founding fathers of the ship's restoration/rehabilitation project and worked for years with the museum on providing displays. Please feel free to inquire for further information.