Mid-19th Century French Wrought Iron Hobnail Studded Safe by Magaud De Charf
Keep your valuables and important documents in this large antique hobnail safe. Manufactured by Magaud de Charf in Marseilles, France circa 1870, the wrought iron safe is decorated with nail head motifs on all four sides and has an all-original, working mechanism. The front door is further decorated with two large hinges on the sides and a center bronze plaque, and dressed with four decorative brass medallions. The inside opens to reveal an amazing lock mechanism and a large storage compartment. When opened, the inside reveals a top shelf and a fold up shelf with underneath storage; the safe is further embellished with a burgundy red paint interior. The heavy hobnail studded safe is in excellent working condition commensurate with age and use, and adorns a rich patinated painted finish, black on the outside, rouge on the inside. A true one of a kind for a man’s office or study! Original key included. Weight over 250 pounds. Measures: 28.5″ W x 18″ D x 39.5″ H.
|28.5" W x 18" D x 39.5" H
Mid 19th Century