Large Antique Coffer, Italian, Walnut, Sword Chest, Linen Trunk, 18th Century
Our Stock # 18.7121
This is a large antique coffer. An Italian, walnut sword chest or linen trunk, dating to the mid 18th century, circa 1750.
- Wonderfully carved chest with generous proportion and copious fascination
- Displaying a desirable aged patina and good order
- Select Italian walnut shows fine grain interest and rich caramel hues
- Vigourously and well-carved front panel offers exquisite detail
- Wide lid opens upon delightful snipe hinges with visible 'arrow head' showing through the top
- Opens to reveal a generous chest with lidded candle box to the side
- Superb carved fascia displays an arresting level of craftsmanship
- Floral bouquet to centre presented against a tight diamond pattern ground
- Large flower head patera to each side, radiating out from a smaller central flower
- Continuous foliate border with a quartet of long Italian fir leaves for incidental detail
- Delightful dovetail joints to the corners resonate with durability and strength
- Continuous plinth apron sits over a pair of long stile feet, with distinctive fluted claw toes
This is a supreme antique coffer, with bountiful Italian walnut and inviting caramel hues. Generous of size and highly desirable, this is a great opportunity to welcome an 18th century Italian coffer into your home. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.
Max Width: 158cm (62.25'')
Max Depth: 59.5cm (23.5'')
Max Height: 60cm (23.5'')
Candle Box Width: 13.5cm (5.25'')
Candle Box Depth: 45cm (17.75'')
Candle Box Height: 42cm (16.5'')
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