A fine and quite rare mid 16th Century Oak Coffer having double panel ends and a 4 panel top (two vertical and two horizontal) opening to reveal a spacious interior with candle box including a small secret compartment and original – working - lock (key provided) and with two padlock hasps for additional security; the excellently-carved front has four panels each with a different floral design set within circles and demi-circles above three arcaded and carved spandrels. With a very good and mature colour and patina.
157cms Wide x 61cms Deep x 86cms High
61.75” Wide x 24” Deep x 33.75” High
An important 16th Century Renaissance Oak Coffer of typical breakfront plinth form with superbly executed carving throughout including mask heas of mythical beasts and putti, reeded round pilasters, extravagant nude figures surmounted by eagles and flanking a central panel with a squatting satyr protected by two female gryphons: mature colour and patina.
136 w x 64cm d x 85cm
Robust yet elegantly understated early 17th Century Oak Coffer featuring a well balanced blend of applied concave mouldings and split and inverted square balusters surmounted by Ionic capitals. Standing on stile feet with minor restorations and lovely mellow colour and fine patina.
132cms Wide x 60cms Deep x 80cms High
52" Wide x 23½" Deep x 31½” High
With a triple panelled lid having a bevelled edge above a similar triple panelled front featuring the attractive floral inlay this region is so reknowned for. Standing on stile feet with excellent colour and patination. Leeds or Halifax.
120cms w x 51cms d x 69cms h
47"W x 20" D x 27" H
Late 16th century Italian walnut pokerwork coffer of typical form and decoration, damage to the top , and aged wear to the plinth, mature colour & patina, measuring: 5’ 9” wide x 23” deep x 23” high/ 175cms wide x 60cms deep x 60cms high.
Rare and fine early 16th century English West Country boarded oak coffer with originial ironwork, Gothic motifs to the end boards, excellent colour & patina; this very original piece measures 51" wide x 27" high x 18" deep.