A Franco-Flemish gilt metal mounted kingwood strongbox circa 1700
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- 32.5cm., 56.5cm., 34.5cm.; 1ft. ¾in., 1ft. 10¼in., 1ft. 1½in.
the lid containing two compartments with hinged flaps (defective) enclosing secret compartments, the fall- front enclosing two small drawers
Probably acquired by Sir William Courtenay, 2nd Bt. (1675 - 1735) and thence by descent.
Inventory 1880, recorded in Lord Devon's sitting room