A Treasured Sea Chest
Magnificent bronze mounted sea chest. Tongue and groove plank construction with full fitted interior for Captain D. M. Brooks.
A rather masculine piece of furniture thoughtfully designed and built. The plank construction evocative of the plank method of constructing sailing ships going back millenia. The bronze hardware and handles practical for carrying and subtle reminders of the mobility of this sea captain's life. The brass cabinet screws each have their slots aligned horizontally - a uniformity symbolic of structure and discipline. A treasured piece which commands the respect of the viewer, radiates the romance of the sea and the sincerity and gratitude of
"THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE WARSHIP CONSTELLATION"