A rare and early clamp front chest/ coffer from the late 16th century, circa 1590. Beautifully embellished with original deep chip carving of roundels with a central cross flanked by lunettes. On the bottom, frieze are carved spandrels. The ends are also carved ! The lock plate and hasp are original. Inside the interior is original with candle box (missing lid) and 18th-century replacement hinges. The top has an old repair to one corner and a few patches. The whole piece has a superb decorative country house look.

 

Measurements

Height : 88 cm

Width : 168 cm

Depth : 64 cm

16th Century Oak Clamp Front Chest / Coffer

£2,450.00Price

    Furniture and objects sourced from around the UK and Europe for quality, practicality, and design. Lovingly restored in our in-house workshop and retailed directly to you online.

    Hutton-Clarke Antiques, The Old Dairy, Winchcombe Glos GL54 5JE  
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