Antique Coffer, Charles II Chest c.1680
Our Stock # LFA-1194
This is an antique coffer from the reign of Charles II dating to c.1680.
A fine example well carved in English oak, this piece features a quadruple panel top mirrored to the front and rear and complimented by double panelled ends. A typical carved frieze surmounts the vertical field panels decorated by the deep carving, typical of the period, displaying geometric form.
The lid, with scribed edge detail, lifts on staple hinges offering generous storage within. The original outer iron locks are present without a key. The back panels are plain with hand chamfering to the panels with joints pegged for strength.
Superb period charm and in good antique order, this piece is delivered waxed and polished ready for the home.
Max Width: 150cm (59'')
Max Depth: 61cm (24'')
Max Height: 73cm (28.75'')
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