Antique Small Oak Six Plank Charles II Coffer (Circa 1680)
This is a good quality small primitive small Charles II English antique oak six plank panel coffer originating from England, circa 1680.
• Item Small six plank coffer
• Provenance England, UK
• Period Charles II
• Circa 1680
• Wood Solid oak
• Original striking plate
• Working lock & key
• Chip carving
• Nailed plank construction
• Floral line carvings
• Original top, sides, back & bottom
• Original 5½” length style feet
• Inscribed “T.F.” on underside
• Primitive design
• Rare / sought after small size
• Original polish
• Superb deep rich oak patina
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This is a very good quality small primitive small Charles II English antique oak six-plank panel coffer originating from England, circa 1680 with sought after small proportions. The coffer features a six-plank construction with chip carved edging to the front and top.
The coffer sits on its original length 5½” styles, which is very rare to see. The top of the coffer still has the original iron loop hinges. The iron striking plate and clasp are original and there is a very old replacement working lock & key. The six-plank coffer has been constructed with the original handmade iron nails. The back of the coffer features the original rough-hewn back and original floor. On the underside of the coffer there are carvings inscribed “T.F” (see photos). The coffer features the original polish therefore it has a stunning rich deep colour / patination. The interior is clean, dry and the coffer is practical and useable. This is an important oak coffer having been around in the days of Charles II, Cromwell’s conquest of Ireland & Scotland and the Great Fire of London. The coffer would be ideal as a storage box in a bedroom in front of a bed.
This item would look great in a variety of rooms from the hallway, to the living room or bedroom in front of a bed. It has a beautiful deep rich oak patina, which has been generated by the centuries of cleaning and care it has received.
Height = 43.3cm or 17” or 1ft 5”
Width = 51cm or 20” or 1ft 8”
Depth = 32.5cm or 12¾” or 1ft 0¾”
Feet Height = 14cm or 5½”