Lot 8
  • 8

Two wrought-iron bound oak coffers Northern Europe, 19th century

Estimate
1,500 - 2,500 GBP
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Description

  • OAK, PINE, IRON
  • larger 79cm. high, 132.5cm. wide, 62cm. deep; 2ft. 7¼in., 4ft. 4¼in., 2ft. ½in.; smaller 72cm. high. 113.5cm. wide, 60cm. deep; 2ft. 4½in., 3ft. 8¾in., 1ft. 11¾in.
the larger on later block feet and probably including 17th century metalwork, with two pine interior trays, the smaller bearing the date 'AN 1672'

Literature

West Horsley Place, Surrey, Inventory, 1938, Vol. 1, p.35-36, in The Hall; A 3’9” antique oak dome top Chest with scroll ironwork decoration and 3 locks.  £25-0-0 and A 4’6” Continental oak dome top Chest with embossed iron mounts and heart shape, lock plate. £23-0-0.;
‘West Horsley Place II’, Country Life, 1 April 1939, p. 331, one illustrated in the Hall.
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