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Small 17th Century French Antique Oak Coffer, Possibly a Strong Box, Dated 1670

  • Reference : 3006
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Depth 16 1/2" x Height 17 1/2" x Width 29 1/4"
  • Price : £1200


A charming 17th Century French antique oak chest or coffer of small size.

Most lilely used as a "strong box" given three locks.

Of peg-joined construction with plank top and cleated ends above a carcass with stiles decorated with punch-work and scratch-carved decoration flanking two fielded panels dated "1670".  Each end is also decorated with two additional fielded panels.

Original ironwork and hinges.

Condition - overall good.  Good colour.  Original escutcheons (locks missing).  Later base boards. Loss to mortice at rear but stable (see last image) and an additional timber to the rear at the base.

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