17th Century Panelled Coffer

A superbly carved 17th Century panelled Oak Coffer of wonderful colour and surface, inlaid with bog Oak and Holly. Hinges replaced.

Price £1800

dimensions: 72 high, 158cm wide, 60cm deep

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17TH CENTURY OAK COFFER

A really nice, very well Carved 17th Century Oak coffer having carved ends. The colour is very good and it stands very well having lost nothing from the feet, the top is paneled.  The ring hinges are original.

Price £1400 Reserved

 

Dimensions
Height = 77 cm (31″)
Width = 125 cm (49″)
Depth = 58 cm (23″)

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17TH CENTURY PANELED OAK COFFER

A 17th century Oak paneled Coffer of wonderful colour and nicely carved front. Hinges replaced.

Price £1,100

Dimensions
Height = 61 cm (24″)
Width = 143 cm (56″)
Depth = 57 cm (23″)

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17th Century Oak Coffer

A superb very well carved 17th Century Oak Mule Kist in mint condition of very good colour with exceptionally clean interior and Wonderful dry paneled back.  The piece has the original ring hinges and even the original drawer lock.

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Price £1800 Reserved
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17th Century Paneled Oak Coffer

A heavily carved 17th Century paneled Oak Coffer in very good clean condition of good colour and patina. Hinges replaced.

Price £1100

Dimensions

49″ wide

20″ deep

25″ high

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17th Century Oak Coffer

A very good heavily carved 17th Century Oak Coffer Of Superb Colour retaining the original ring hinges.

Dimensions
48″ wide
22″ deep
25″ high

Price £1200 SOLD

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Small 17th Century Oak Coffer

A Small 17th Century Oak Plank Coffer of rich warm colour in good original condition. Hinges replaced.
Dimensions
39″ long
24″ high
15″ deep

Price £550

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16th Century Nonsuch Chest

A Rare 16th Century Nonsuch chest in remarkably original condition.
The chest is of dovetail construction using highly figured oak all cleanly planed except for the underneath which has been left showing the original riving of the timber. The top is battoned on the sides and front allowing the lid to fit over the chest itself. The top and ends are panelled out with a squared dark and light wood inlay enclosed in light stringing. The caring handles are original except for one back plate and two fixing snipes. The front is completely covered in parquetry using predominately light and dark woods. There are two inlaid pediments, below which are inlaid arched panels supported by columns and moulded capitals, all enclosed with a bead and spindle inlay. The centre panels are inlaid with towers depicting the central tower of the nonsuch palace, the whole enclosed with elaborate borders of checker work. The base of the chest is finished with a bead and go shaped Oak mold. A plinth has been made probably in the 18th century on which the chest now sits. It can easily be removed. The tinned hinges are original as we believe is the lock although it has been altered. Percy Macquoid in his book, A History Of English Furniture, States {on opening the lid the original tinned hinges can be seen}. Page 127.
For similar chests see page 42-43 , Plates 47-48 in Early English Furniture, By Cescinsky and Gribble,
due to striking similarities in these chests it is highly likely they were made in the same workshop. Most likely by immigrant  German workers who settled in southwork , London.

The Palace of nonsuch, at Cheam in Surry was built by Henry V111 and was regarded as one of the wonders of England. Built from the designs the Italian painter and architect Toto del Nunziata who lived over twenty years in England. in 1555 the Earl of Anundel purchased the palace, then in 1591 sold it to Queen Elizabeth, who it is said when in residence- was excellently disposed to hunting, for every second day she is on horseback and continues the sport long. Nonesuch remained in the possession of royalty until 1670 when Charles 11 presented it to his mistress Barbra Palmer who then proceeded to have the place demolished ,selling off the materials. A water colour painting by Joris Hoefnagle dated 1582 shows the three towers with onion shaped cupolas such are represented in the panels of nonsuch chests. This is some evidence to suggest the English origins of these chests. There is also an engraving from [Paul Hentzners travels] which is probably the one which enspired Furniture makers of the time. The towers in this chest are of the central tower of the Palace.
Dimensions

Price £12000

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Small Paneled Oak Coffer

Lovely 17th Century Oak Coffer of small proportions
retaining a rich warm colour. Hinges replaced.

Dimensions
38″ wide
19″ deep
23″ high

 

Price £ SOLD

 

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Oak Coffer

A very rare 17th century Oak Coffer. The profusely carved nine panel construction is very pleasing on the eye. The piece works very well proportionally with its deeply molded rails and recessed panels.
The Coffer is a lovely rich warm colour. Hinges replaced in keeping with the period.

Dimensions
48″ long
19″ deep
28″ high

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Westmorland Mule Kist

Excellent example of a Westmorland coffer, made in english Oak.
Dated 1707 and initialed R A, note the stylized carving of the number one typical of lake-land carving of this early period. The interlaced panels of Celtic origin are detailed and well executed. As is so often the case with westmorland furniture each of the panels depict a different patten. It is also worth noting the fine punch work on this piece that forms the background to the carving. The colour and condition of the coffer is wonderful. Retaining its original butterfly hinges although one has been repaired at some stage. The construction of the coffer is very good using a strong section of timber, even the back has been nicely paneled out.

Dimensions
32″ wide
19″ deep
30″ high

Price £1950 SOLD

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Small 17th Century Oak Coffer

A very honest 17th Century oak coffer of good proportions having golden honey colour and rich patina in lovely original condition, retaining its original ring hinges and escutcheon. Note the nicely scratch molded stiles and fielded panels that are pleasing to the eye.

Dimensions

46″ long

21″ deep

28″ high

Price £ 900

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17th century Oak coffer

A really charming 17th century Oak coffer in lovely original condition, retaining the original ring hinges. It has the relatively rare feature of having carved ends that really add to the look of the piece. The coffer has developed a good colour throughout and is exceptionally clean inside.

Dimensions

51″ long

21″ wide

28″ tall

Price £1200 SOLD

 

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17th Century Devon Coffer

An excellent example of an English 17th Century Oak Coffer.
With a superbly carved front. Retaining a wonderful rich glowing colour and patina.
The carving is deep and bold and has obviously been done by a highly skilled craftsman of the period. The Figure of five guilloche
carved panels are thought to be typical of furniture from Devon.
The top is of panel construction also.
The coffer is completely original apart from the lock plate.

Dimensions

Price £1950 Sold

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Small Plank Kist

Really lovely 17th century small oak plank coffer of superb colour and condition with very nicely shaped ends. The proportions of this piece work very well and the interior features the original candle box as you can see from the photo. a very smart kist of solid construction.
Dimensions
32″ wide
12″ and a half deep
19″ high

Price £1850

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Coffer With Applied Lozenge

17th century oak coffer  of nice proportions, panel construction with applied lozenge and arcaded carved top rail.

Dimensions
44″ and a half wide
15″ deep
24″ and a half high

Price £950

Circa 1680

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Halifax Coffer

17th Century oak coffer of good colour and patina retaining the original ring hinges. The panels decorated with excellently carved lozenges. This is a Yorkshire coffer originating from the Halifax area. A lovely example in good original condition.
Dimensions
54″ wide
22″ and a half deep
28″ tall

Price £1250

Circa 1690Full kist

Coffer Batch

small and perfectly proportioned early 18th century welsh oak coffer bach in superb original condition with original wooden hinged lid and charming wooden lock for the draw operated from inside the chest. The cabinet work, colour and overall clean condition of this piece make it special.
Dimensions
27″ wide
14″ deep
18″ high

Price £2800 Sold

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Carved Oak Kist

17th Century oak coffer . With carved paneled front and plank top. The center panel depicting a tulip flanked by two panels depicting figs. Good colour ,in complete original condition apart from hinges and lock.

Price £950

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