Antique Coffer, French, Oak, Window Seat, Storage Bench, 17th Century, C.1700
Our Stock # 18.6936
This is an antique coffer. A French, oak window seat or storage bench, dating to the late 17th century, circa 1700.
- Wonderfully antique piece of furniture
- Displays a desirable aged patina - expected historical signs of age including old wormholes long since waxed-in
- Select oak shows fine grain interest and mellow russet hues
- Profusely carved throughout adding decorative touches
- Bench shaped top offers a useful seating option
- Ideal beneath a large window with generous linen or blanket storage
- 3 plank top lifts off, or hinges up to reveal the coffer interior
- Candle box to the left side with opening cover
- Quartet of field panels to the front fascia with carved patera and star motif
- Beaded detail decorates the upper and lower aprons
- Box section supports with shaped surmount over large flower carvings
- Standing upon wide stile feet to each corner
This is a superb antique coffer, in delightfully aged French oak. The generous size offers useful storage options and the bench form is ideal for use beneath a large window or at the end of a king size bed. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 176.5cm (69.5'')
Max Depth: 61.5cm (24.25'')
Max Height: 72cm (28.25'')
Bench Width: 157cm (61.75'')
Bench Depth: 61.5cm (24.25'')
Bench Height: 56cm (22'')
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