A Rare 15th Century Gothic Oak Chest. The front carved to a high standard with Gothic church window design flanking an ornate lockplate of simple board and dovetail construction , the sides with original carrying handles and branded with a cross and large initials P.
P this could possibly be a monastic mark , the thin plank top with original iron strap hinges also has the initials H I B duplicated six times on it and resing on sledge feet. Presented with a dry natural surface overall in very good condition for its age and baring in mind it is constructed with thin baltic timber it is a sturdy solid chest, one of the base boards has been replaced in the past 100 yrs and the lid has two small patch fills where the lock sits. The item "A Rare 15th Century Gothic Carved Oak Chest Circa 1450" is in sale since Tuesday, April 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Coffers".
The seller is "antiquehaddenoak" and is located in Heathfield. This item can be shipped worldwide.