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17th Century English Antique Elm Sword Chest / Six Plank Boarded Chest or Coffer

17th Century English Antique Elm Sword Chest / Six Plank Boarded Chest or Coffer

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A 17th century English antique elm six-plank boarded chest or coffer of elongated proportions. Possibly used as a sword chest.

Of nailed construction.

The plank top with scratch-carved decoration to the outer  edges, over a single-plank front and shaped end-boards, again decorated with the same scratch-carved detail.

The lid opens to reveal an interior fitted with a till (possibly modified at a later date).

Original iron hinges, hasp and lock.

Provenance  - Originating from Suffolk, England.

Condition - As per the images. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size - Width 119cm x Height 52cm x Depth 29cm (47" x 20 1/2" x 11 1/2")

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