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Small Elizabethan Welsh Oak Chest Or Coffer, Circa 1600


£3,200 | $4,358 USD | €3,750 EUR
Item Number: SA266796
Date of manufacture: Before 1700
Current Status: For sale
Seller: WelshAntiques
This antique has been viewed 79 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


Small and rare Elizabethan Welsh oak chest or coffer. The solid lid has gouged decoration on the sides, and sits above a panelled base. The front panels and framework are profusely and energetically carved with deeply-cut stylized plant designs which are further embellished with punched decoration.
The hinges have been replaced with hand-wrought iron hinges. The centre of the top rail has been carved to fill the former lock plate (see close-up). The internal till is missing and the baseboards replaced. Parts of the feet have been re-built.
West Wales, circa 1600
Width: 38.5 inches; 98 cms
Height: 23 inches; 58.5 cms
Depth: 20.25 inches: 51.5 cms
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Before 1700.


Height = 58.5 cm (23.0")
Width = 98 cm (38.6")
Depth = 51.5 cm (20.3")

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Castle Mill
SA17 5AJ
United Kingdom

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