Cuban Spanish Colonial Pirates Treasure Chest

This is an excellent example of an original Cuban Arcon used to carry gold and silver bullion as ships cargo. Theses were the chest that traveled from Cuba carrying treasure to Spain from its colonies. They are usually only found underwater as part of a shipwreck, but this one was kept in a private collection. This Cuban-American family has decided to part with several pieces of their Spanish Colonial furniture collection. We are acting as their auction assistant and will disclose the providence of each piece to the auction winners upon request.

We guarantee the authenticity of this chest and its condition as described below with an unconditional 100% refund within 45 days of auction close. All you need do is return the chest in the same condition as you received it from us. We will not renegotiate prices after auction close, so only bid what you can afford or don't bid. We will however take the chest back for any reason, as stated above.


Please look carefully at all the pictures before bidding and if you need more pictures of specific areas sent to you, just ask us for them.

The dimensions of the chest are as follows; 35 inches long by 19 inches tall and it is 17 inches wide. The weight is approximately 45 pounds. The wood we are told is Cuban cedar and the dovetailing has definite
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