A rare and good Elizabeth I/James I joined oak and polychrome-decorated coffer, West Country, possibly Somerset, circa 1600-10
Lot 346TP
A rare and good Elizabeth I/James I joined oak and polychrome-decorated coffer, West Country, possibly Somerset, circa 1600-10
Sold for £ 20,000 (US$ 25,175) inc. premium

The Oak Interior

15 Mar 2017, 11:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A rare and good Elizabeth I/James I joined oak and polychrome-decorated coffer, West Country, possibly Somerset, circa 1600-10 A rare and good Elizabeth I/James I joined oak and polychrome-decorated coffer, West Country, possibly Somerset, circa 1600-10 A rare and good Elizabeth I/James I joined oak and polychrome-decorated coffer, West Country, possibly Somerset, circa 1600-10 A rare and good Elizabeth I/James I joined oak and polychrome-decorated coffer, West Country, possibly Somerset, circa 1600-10
A rare and good Elizabeth I/James I joined oak and polychrome-decorated coffer, West Country, possibly Somerset, circa 1600-10
The two-plank hinged lid with chip-carved ends, the front of three slightly recessed panels, each end panel carved with an imaginative plant, to the left issuing a pomegranate, rose, acorns and possibly a hop, to the right with orchid-type flowers and strawberry-shaped leaves, each within a guilloche-carved arcade, raised on stiff-leaf decorated pillars and with leaf-and-berry carved spandrels, the central panel carved with a large single carnation and scrolling tendrils, the muntin rails again carved with similar flowers, the front stiles each with a stiff-leaf, the top rail carved with linked S-scrolls, with substantial dentil-mouldings below the base rail, the sides carved with a stylized fleur-de-lys filled lozenge, painted/stained in shades of red, green and ochre, 135cm wide x 55cm deep x 72.5cm high, (53in wide x 21 1/2in deep x 28 1/2in high)
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