Description: Circa 1635. Oak. A sweet little coffer, probably for a child. The patination of the lid shows it was used as a seat. Just the right height for an end table. The panels intricately carved with pinwheels and trefoils, the muntin with stacked acanthus leaves and the top rail with lunettes. Single-panel sides, two panel back. Framing members with channel and groove mioldings. Three-board lid with cleated ends and snipe hinges. Interior lidded till. Hasp lost, lock replaced, front rail broken at lock and the halves put back, one hinge repaired. Some rebuilding with original parts.
Location of Origin: England
Dimensions: 28-3/4'' l x 15-3/4'' d x 21'' h.
Primary Classification: Decorative Arts and Furniture : Furniture : Chests, Coffers