Lot 13
  • 13

A Franco-Flemish gilt metal mounted kingwood strongbox circa 1700

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
Sold
7,500 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

the lid containing two compartments with hinged flaps (defective) enclosing secret compartments, the fall- front enclosing two small drawers 

Provenance

Probably acquired by Sir William Courtenay, 2nd Bt. (1675 - 1735) and thence by descent.

 

Literature

Inventory 1880, recorded in Lord Devon's sitting room

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