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    coffers

    Items of furniture usually made from oak for storage of items of value.

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    • Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Joined Chest, Trunk, Late 17th Century, Circa 1700

      Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Joined Chest, Trunk, Late 17th Century, Circa 1700

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5483

      This is an antique coffer, an English oak, joined chest. A trunk dating to the late 17th century, circa 1700.

      • Mid-sized oak chest displaying rich, dark colour
      • Pegged joint construction with grain interest throughout
      • Two panel chest with a desirable aged patina
      • Demi-lune fan carved guilloche to the front upper rail
      • Muntins, stiles and ends with modest linear decoration
      • Two keyholes, locks and key absent
      • Planked top with carved notch end detail
      • Raised on extended stiles
      • Lid opens on later, hand forged iron strap hinges
      • Voluminous storage within

      A super antique coffer from the late 17th century. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 96.5cm (38'')
      Max Depth: 46cm (18'')
      Max Height: 56cm (22'')

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      Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Joined Chest, Trunk, Late 17th Century, Circa 1700

      £995.00

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    • Antique Coffer, French Walnut c.1800

      Antique Coffer, French Walnut c.1800

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # LFA-1195

      This is an antique coffer, French, walnut, dating to c.1800. 

      Substantial and imposing, this coffer is vigorously carved on three sides beneath a hinged plank lid displaying wonderful colour and patina.

      Four flat bun feet raise the large moulded plinth beneath the lower frieze detail. The triple panel front and double panel ends are elaborately carved in geometric form around central cartouche with the stiles displaying vertical interlocking circular detail complimenting and beautifully framing the panels. An upper carved frieze brings balance to the proportion.

      To either end, the original large, forged iron handles offer form and function. The historic worm has long since gone but has been professionally re-treated for good measure.

      A stunning chest, honest and full of charm and character and an imposing piece. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 132cm (52'')
      Max Depth: 66cm (26'')
      Max Height: 86cm (33.75'')

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      Antique Coffer, French Walnut c.1800

      £2,350.00

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    • Antique Coffer, Charles II Chest c.1680

      Antique Coffer, Charles II Chest c.1680

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      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.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 150cm (59'')
      Max Depth: 61cm (24'')
      Max Height: 73cm (28.75'')

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      Antique Coffer, Charles II Chest c.1680

      £1,950.00

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    • 17th Century carved oak coffer

      17th Century carved oak coffer

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      17th Century oak coffer with the hinged three panelled top above a three panelled front with carved decoration, a wonderfully carved top rail above the three panelled front, standing on square legs. Circa 1680.

      £1,150.00

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    • Early 19th Century carved Italian cassone

      Early 19th Century carved Italian cassone

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      Early 19th Century carved fruitwood Italian coffer / cassone, with fabulous carved mouldings around the base, having a pair of grotesque faces either side of a carved centre panel and carved panels on the sides,...

      £1,500.00

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    • Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Victorian in Jacobean Taste, Circa 1880

      Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Victorian in Jacobean Taste, Circa 1880

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5300

      This is an antique coffer, an English oak chest, Victorian in the Jacobean taste, dating to the late 19th century circa 1880. 

      • Delightful biscuit hues to the English oak
      • Grain interest and a desirable aged patina
      • Profusely carved and presenting well
      • Unusual half-width chest, well executed and in good proportion
      • Twin panel front decorated with floral and foliate lozenges
      • Rails and muntins and side panels also displaying carved interest
      • Raised on shaped bracket feet all round
      • The top displaying well with carved edge moulding
      • Lifts on quality hinging to reveal voluminous storage within

      Rare to find in such proportions. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 50cm (19.75'')
      Max Depth: 49cm (19.25'')
      Max Height: 61cm (24'')

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      Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Victorian in Jacobean Taste, Circa 1880

      £875.00

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    • Antique Coffer, English Oak Joined Chest, William III, Queen Anne, Circa 1700

      Antique Coffer, English Oak Joined Chest, William III, Queen Anne, Circa 1700

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5260

      This is an antique coffer, an English oak joined chest from the William III / Queen Anne period dating to c.1700. 

      • Glorious colour to the English oak with a desirable aged patina
      • Three-quarter guilloché, demi-lune, foliate frieze
      • Over three panels featuring quatrefoil embellished lozenges
      • Fluted muntins and stiles that extend as feet
      • Field panel ends and twin panelled back
      • Oversized, three panel top lifts on later hinges
      • Voluminous storage within - lock and key both absent

      A charming chest to be welcomed into any location. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 111cm (43.75'')
      Max Depth: 53.5cm (21'')
      Max Height: 60cm (23.5'')

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      Antique Coffer, English Oak Joined Chest, William III, Queen Anne, Circa 1700

      £1,495.00

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    • 18th Century oak plank coffer

      18th Century oak plank coffer

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      18th Century oak plank coffer with the hinged top above a three panelled front with carved decoration, wonderfully carved rails, standing on square legs. Circa 1720.

      £1,220.00

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    • Antique Camphor Wood Campaign Trunk

      Antique Camphor Wood Campaign Trunk

      john howkins antiques, hempnall green, united kingdom

      A good late 19th. Century camphor wood campaign travelling trunk with protective brass straps, corners and escutcheon plates. The lid is lifted by a sunken brass handle and the void interior offers a large storage...

      £695.00

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    • 17th Century carved oak coffer

      17th Century carved oak coffer

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      17th Century oak coffer with the hinged three panelled top above a three panelled front with carved decoration, a wonderfully carved top rail above the three panelled front, standing on square legs. Circa 1680.

      £1,080.00

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    • Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Trunk, Early 18th Century, Circa 1700

      Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Trunk, Early 18th Century, Circa 1700

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5006

      This an antique coffer. An English oak chest or trunk dating to the early 18th century circa 1700. 

      • English oak with a desirable aged patina
      • Four panel front displaying hand carved panels
      • Stylised foliate guilloche carving to upper rail
      • Traditional pegged joints and construction
      • Original iron lock, plate and key absent with later brass batwing lock escutcheon
      • Iron hook & loop hinged lid reveals voluminous storage within

      A charming coffer presented in good antique condition with wear and tear commensurate with age. Solid joints and construction. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 148cm (58.25'')
      Max Depth: 50cm (19.75'')
      Max Height: 61.5cm (24.25'')

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      Antique Coffer, English, Oak, Chest, Trunk, Early 18th Century, Circa 1700

      £1,275.00

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    • Antique Chest, French Coffer, Oak, Early 19th Century Circa 1800

      Antique Chest, French Coffer, Oak, Early 19th Century Circa 1800

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 11.3486

      This is an antique chest, a French coffer in oak dating to the early 19th century circa 1800. 

      • Expertly and solidly crafted in stout stocks of oak
      • Attractive colour displaying grain interest throughout
      • Desirable aged patina in the wax polished finish
      • Three plank, patinated top lifts on iron strap hinges
      • Iron lock present with key absent
      • Broad upper frieze features twin field panels with dentil moulding over
      • Punctuated by carved decoration with ebonised roundels
      • A pair of elaborate, geometrically decorated, door panels
      • Flanked by pairs of turned half column appliqué
      • Standing upon full depth, shaped feet with panelled ends and back
      • The doors open to reveal voluminous storage within
      • A shelf divides the space in two with the upper also accessed via the lid
      • A candle box to one end provides a handy lid support when open

      A superior quality piece to be welcomed into any location. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 124.5cm (49'')
      Max Depth: 56cm (22'')
      Max Height: 67cm (26.5'')

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      Antique Chest, French Coffer, Oak, Early 19th Century Circa 1800

      £2,450.00

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    • Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak Chest, Early 18th Century Trunk Circa 1700

      Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak Chest, Early 18th Century Trunk Circa 1700

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5009

      This is an antique coffer, a large English oak chest or early 18th century trunk dating to circa 1700.

      • Substantial oak chest displaying rich, dark colour
      • Pegged joint construction with a desirable aged patina
      • Four panel chest with grain interest throughout
      • Foliate carved guilloche to the front upper rail
      • Four panels decorated with repeating, stylised foliate interest
      • Muntins, stiles, ends and back plain
      • Two plank top over four panel front and back, two panel ends
      • Raised on extended stiles; Rare to find legs still this long
      • Lid opens on later, hand forged iron strap hinges
      • Voluminous storage within

      An appealing coffer with abundant interest and charm. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 147cm (57.75'')
      Max Depth: 57cm (22.5'')
      Max Height: 81cm (32'')

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      Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak Chest, Early 18th Century Trunk Circa 1700

      £1,365.00

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    • 18th Century Oak Coffer

      18th Century Oak Coffer

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Early 1700s, oak coffer. The twin plank top has iron wire hinges and opens up to reveal an interior with its original candle box. It has a panelled front with original carvings, including the date...

      £890.00

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    • PINE COFFER/BOX WITH CANDLE AND BITS BOX ORIGINAL PAINT

      PINE COFFER/BOX WITH CANDLE AND BITS BOX ORIGINAL PAINT

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      AS USFUL TODAY AS WHEN MADE COMES THIS LARGE PIN COFFER IN ORIGINAL PAINT STANDS 23" HIGH LENGTH 34" WIDTH 20" HAS THE ORIGINAL CANDLE BOX HOLDER WITH SMALL DRAW INSIDE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECT...

      £275.00

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    • ANTIQUE OAK COFFER

      ANTIQUE OAK COFFER

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      GOOD OLD COFFER HAS ORIGINAL KEY HAS SOME DAMAGE IE THE FEET BUT AS TO BE EXPECTED FOR THIS AGED ITEM. A GOOD COLOUR TO THE OAK CARCASS SIZE OF WHICH IS LENGTH 46"HEIGHT 27"...

      £495.00

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    • Antique early 19th century french elm box

      Antique early 19th century french elm box

      lovage, hastings, united kingdom

      Large elm box made in France in the early 1800’s. It has a wonderful old village smithied lock on the front and a candle box inside. It has a brown varnish or paint finish, probably...

      £225.00

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    • Oak Coffer 18th century

      Oak Coffer 18th century

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Superbly carved consider late 17th early 18th century, as very old the coffer has suffered over it's long life, once had worm on one side now eradicated, also legs have been wet and caused some...

      £395.00

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    • Neat Oak Coffer

      Neat Oak Coffer

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1700, neat size oak coffer. With two panels to the top and front, and single panelled sides. It has its original carving and stands on full-length original feet. It has an excellent colour and...

      £890.00

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    • A MID 17TH CENTURY OAK COFFER. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1630

      A MID 17TH CENTURY OAK COFFER. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1630

      period oak antiques, near askham, united kingdom

      THIS SUBSTANTIALLY MADE COFFER HAS A TWO PLNK TOP ABOVE A THREE PANELLED FRONT, THE ARCHADED CARVED PANELS WITH CENTRAL TREE OF LIFE CARVING. For more details contact : 01931 713506 sales@periodoakantiques.com Visit at:- http://www.periodoakantiques.co.uk/antique-chests-coffers/a-mid-17th-century-oak-coffer-english-circa-1630-8-stockno-1407/

      £2,450.00

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    • A SMALL MID 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK ARK. CIRCA 1550

      A SMALL MID 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK ARK. CIRCA 1550

      period oak antiques, near askham, united kingdom

      THIS FINE AND SMALL OAK ARK HAS A THREE PLANK CLEATED TOP WITH BROAD SHAPED CLEATED ENDS ABOVE A SINGLE PLANK FRONT WITH TWO OLD LOCK HOLES. For more details contact : 01931 713506 sales@periodoakantiques.com Visit at:- http://www.periodoakantiques.co.uk/antique-chests-coffers/a-small-mid-16th-century-english-oak-ark-circa-1550-8-stockno-1346/

      £6,850.00

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    • Geometric Coffer

      Geometric Coffer

      arcadia antiques, leamington spa, united kingdom

      Early 18th C Geometric oak coffer. 1730 For more details contact : 019266 119 231 jackharness@aol.com Visit at:- http://www.arcadiaantiques.co.uk/antique-chests-and-coffers/geometric-coffer-10-0-refno-4390.html

      £750.00

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    • A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500

      A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500

      period oak antiques, near askham, united kingdom

      THIS FINE CHEST IS IN AMAZING CONDITION CONSIDERING ITS AGE, IT HAS A WOOD CARCASS BOUND IN LEATHER WITH IRON BINDINGS. - For more details contact : 01931 713506 sales@periodoakantiques.com Visit at:- http://www.periodoakantiques.co.uk/antique-chests-coffers/a-late-15th-early-16th-century-english-leather-and-ironbound-standard-circa-14801500-8-stockno-1393/

      £4,950.00

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    • Carved Oak Coffer

      Carved Oak Coffer

      arcadia antiques, leamington spa, united kingdom

      18th C carved oak coffer with a three panel front and frieze decorated with stylised flowers and scrolls. 1730 For more details contact : 019266 119 231 jackharness@aol.com Visit at : http://www.arcadiaantiques.co.uk/antique-chests-and-coffers/carved-oak-coffer-10-0-refno-4375.html

      £975.00

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    • GERMAN 17thc COFFER

      GERMAN 17thc COFFER

      dysart, derby, united kingdom

      THIS IS A WONDERFUL 17thc OAK COFFER FROM NORTHERN GERMANY WITH LOVELY IRONWORK HANDLES TO THE SIDES. THE FRONT IS DELIGHTFULLY CARVED WITH TWO PANEL. ORIGINAL LOCK (NO KEY). THE SLIGHTLY DOMED TOP HAS GOOD...

      £500.00

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