Small 17th Century Oak Plank Coffer

A small 17th Century Oak Plank Coffer of good colour with a few small patches and replacement hinges.

Price £1200 SOLD



Height = 52 cm (20.5″)
Width = 83 cm (32.7″)
Depth = 36 cm (14.2″)

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17th Century Oak Plank Coffer

A good 17th Century Oak plank Coffer of small proportions and good colour, retaining the original hinges.

Price £1400


Height = 55 cm (21.7″)
Width = 94 cm (37.0″)
Depth = 38 cm (15.0″)

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16th Century Oak Coffer

A rare and remarkably solid 16th Century Oak Coffer made from heavy section timber with clamp ends and back. The wonderful wooden hinges are original, the front is carved with nulled decoration and the shaped brackets to the bottom rail are out of the solid. Fabulous untouched dry back and underneath surface.
Price £3,400


Height = 70 cm (27.6″)
Width = 140 cm (55.1″)
Depth = 55 cm (21.7″)

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Rare 17th Century Oak Coffer

A wonderful 17th Century Oak Coffer from Lancashire with superbly carved Dragons or Wyverns to the panels. In excellent original condition with great colour and patina. Retaining the original ring hinges.

We do have another coffer in stock of the same design but with the bottom drawer missing should you be interested in buying a matching pair. It was almost certainly made in the same workshop as this example.

Price £3,800

76cm high, 131cm wide, 57cm deep


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16th Century Oak Coffer

A rare 16th Century English Oak Coffer with panelled front and shaped ends retaining all its original boards. The colour and patina is particularly good as is the quality of the linenfold carving to the front. The back board and underneath are wonderfully clean and dry and in the condition we love to see them in having never been varnished or tampered with. This model is often referred to as a Henry VIII Coffer.

Price £5,800


Height = 69 cm (27.2″)
Width = 127 cm (50.0″)
Depth = 40 cm (15.7″)

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17th Century Yorkshire Coffer

A superb and rare mid 17th Century Yorkshire Coffer with typical floral marquetry to the panels. The uprights at either end carved with grape vines and acorns. The panels are applied to the back of the framework to create depth to the front of the chest, this is a feature often seen on the best examples. The top is original but has had numerous hinges over the years, the drawers have been relined in pine at some stage. The Marquetry to the front of the chest is in remarkably good condition.
Due to striking similarities in the design and carving this Coffer is thought to be from the same workshop as some of the furniture on show in the collection of Shibden Hall near Halifax, the home of Anne Lister.

Price £4,800 SOLD


Height = 88 cm (34.6″)
Width = 140 cm (55.1″)
Depth = 60 cm (23.6″)

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Small 17th Century Plank Coffer

A Wonderful little 17th Century Plank Coffer of Superb colour in clean original condition, retaining the original ring hinges.

Price £2,200

Height = 68 cm (26.8″)
Width = 88 cm (34.6″)
Depth = 41 cm (16.1″)

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Small 17th Century Panelled Oak Coffer

A Charming small 17th Century panelled Oak Coffer in very good original order. The original hinges are still in place but new ones have been added as there is some damage to one of the originals. Interestingly the side and back panels are made in Elm.

Price £1,450 SOLD

Height = 62 cm (24.4″)
Width = 106 cm (41.7″)
Depth = 47 cm (18.5″)

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17th Century Oak Coffer

A 17th Century Oak Coffer in remarkably good original condition with original hinges and lock plate. The colour is very good and it stands well having lost no hight from the feet.

Price £900


Height = 80 cm (31.5″)
Width = 134 cm (52.8″)
Depth = 59 cm (23.2″)
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Early 17th Century Arcaded Oak Coffer

Richly carved both front and sides by a master craftsman, this is indeed a fine example of an arcaded early 17th century Oak Coffer of very good colour in particularly good condition. The ring hinges have been replaced with strap hinges.

Price £1,800

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17th Century Yorkshire Coffer

A very good 17th Century Yorkshire Mule Kist of great colour with original ring hinges one of which has been repaired. It is interesting to note the beaded faces carved in the spandrels that are very similar to the ones seen on Yorkshire chairs at this period.

Price £1,400

17th Century Carved Oak Coffer

Wonderfully Carved 17th Century Oak Mule Kist with original hinges having great colour and patina.

Price £1,600



A Rare 17th Century Oak Coffer

A rare and impressive 17th Century Oak Coffer of superb rich warm colour and patina with carved dragons or wyverns to the panels. Originally fitted with a drawer to the front that is now missing. The interior is covered with the most extraordinary 18th and 19th century cuttings.

Price £1,800

Small 17th Century Oak Coffer

A small 17th Century Oak plank Coffer with incised carving to the front of wonderful colour and condition. Hinges are replaced but the lock plate unusually is original.

Price £1,200

Dated Oak Coffer

A good Queen Anne Oak Mule Kist from the Trough of Bowland, in good original condition with rich warm colour. It is nicely carved in the style typical of the region and dated 1703.

Price £1,100 SOLD


Early 18th Century Welsh Oak Coffer Bach

A wonderful early 18th Century Welsh Oak Coffer Bach of outstanding deep rich Colour and patina with inlaid stars and half chevron banding to the front. The lid is removable as is normal on this model of Coffer and the inside is nice and clean just as we like to see.

Price £2,600

Dimensions:  Height = 49 cm (19.3″)
Width = 62 cm (24.4″)
Depth = 38 cm (15.0″)

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17th Century North Country Coffer

A very good 17th century carved Oak Coffer from the north of England having good colour and patina with its original hinges. The inside is exceptionally clean with Elm panels to the back sides and bottom. A fine example in lovely original condition.

Price £1250

Height = 71 cm (28.0″)
Width = 135 cm (53.1″)
Depth = 61 cm (24.0″

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17th Century Oak Coffer

A very attractive 17th century Oak Mule Kist from the Trough Of Bowland with original ebonised borders around the scroll carved panels. The Coffer has its original hinges and inlaid initials of I D E on the top rail. The colour is very good as is the condition ,its very clean and untouched inside.

Price £1600 SOLD


Height = 78 cm (30.7″)
Width = 125 cm (49.2″)
Depth = 54 cm (21.3″)

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17th Century West Country Coffer

A profusely carved 17th century west country Oak Coffer of wonderful colour and very solid construction with original ring hinges. The Coffer is in good original order throughout.

Price £1400


Height = 82 cm (32.3″)
Width = 142 cm (55.9″)
Depth = 65 cm (25.6″)

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Dated 17th Century Oak Coffer

A rare 17th century Oak Mule Kist with paneled top and unusual construction featuring a series of small panels. Dated 1690 and initialled I V. The colour and condition of the Coffer is superb with original ring hinges.

Price £1850



Height = 82 cm (32.3″)
Width = 137 cm (53.9″)
Depth = 59 cm (23.2″)

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