18th Century English Dark Oak Coffer/Trunk/Mule Chest; Heavily Carved Panels. Striking dark oak trunk - coffer - mule chest, you can choose the category. 18th century period English antique, in complete and original condition. A simple form, a rectangular box set on four legs is enlivened by recessed panels - three on the lid, three on the backside and one on each side. All are hand-chamfered on the inside.The front panels are intricately carved with a variety of geometric motifs. The unique center panel is flanked by a matching pair of panels. Mortise and tenon construction, anchored at certain points with wooden pegs. In very solid antique condition.
Sits levelly and is structurally without issue. The top is horizontal and there is most slightest distortion to the piece overall but not really noticeable.The underside boards are very coarse and have gaps, which is normal for pieces of this age. There are a few minor patches and losses, and at least one of the hinges has been replaced at some point. A rare survivor from the 18th century. Measurements: 51" wide, 21" deep and 28.5 tall. This will be hand delivered directly to your residence or business.
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The item "18th Century English Dark Oak Coffer/Trunk/Mule Chest Heavily Carved Panels" is in sale since Monday, January 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\1800-1899". The seller is "antiqueboutique*123" and is located in Aurora, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.