Wimbledon-Furniture is delighted to offer for sale this absolutely stunning very rare original 18. Century oak coffer circa 1720. A sublime looking piece, traditionally made as a six plank chest, the lock and handles are thick hand hammered iron and totally original.
The hinges are either replacements or they have moved once as you can see from the inside. Patina wise its exactly as you would expect for a 300+ year old piece of furniture. This was literally a travelling bank in its day and would have stored gold and silver coins and luxury metalwork. We have cleaned waxed and polished it from top to bottom, the pictures tell the story of the condition. Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask.
This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses SW19-3BE, we can have it delivered nationwide to include Scotland Wales and Ireland. Wimbledon-Furniture is a privately owned family ran business out of Wimbledon SW19, we have four large storage warehouses, if you have any questions my number is under the business sellers information, please feel free to call or text.
Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition. Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade.
COURIER (LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CANT BE POSTED). Whoever delivers will always require help on the larger items to unload, the price you will be quoted will always be based on this assumption, if this is not possible please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two man team. The item "18TH CENTURY CIRCA 1720 SOLID OAK SIX PLANK COFFER TRUNK CHEST THICK IRON HANDLE" is in sale since Saturday, June 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Boxes/Chests\Pre-Victorian (Pre-1837)". The seller is "wimbledon-furniture-01" and is located in London Wimbledon.This item can be shipped worldwide.