A 17th cent oal and inlaid coffer (v similar to 1986/394)
Lot 386
A Charles II oak carved and inlaid coffer Circa 1670
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
A Charles II oak carved and inlaid coffer
Circa 1670
The triple panelled hinged lid enclosing a till, the top-rail carved with meandering vine above four vine carved panels, between chevron-inlaid muntins, the base-rail with an unusual projecting carved skirt, raised on fish-scale carved extended stile supports, 139cm wide x 59cm deep x 68cm high, (54.5" wide x 23" deep x 26.5" high)

Footnotes

  • A coffer with an identical carved top-rail, chevron inlaid muntins, and carved skirt to the base-rail, almost certainly from the same workshop as this lot, sold in these rooms, July 2012, lot 394.
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  2. Megan Wheeler
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