Antique French Oak Carved Breton Trunk Blanket Box Chest / Coffer (Circa 1950). This is a good quality antique oak joined box, with small proportions, originating from the French Brittany area, circa 1950, in excellent original condition. The trunk is constructed with a two-plank top, with a joined section below. The original lid features a moulded edge and retains its original brass hinges. The interior is clean, dry and practical and usable.The interior also retains its original floorboards. The front of the coffer is decorated with two panels at the front, which boast circular sunburst-shaped carvings. Between the carved panels and at the front corners are vertical carved notches. Below the panels is a lovely shaped frieze. The sides of the coffer also feature inset panels. The coffer stands on its original length shaped front stiles (feet). The back of the coffer retains its original fielded panels along with the original floor. Overall, this coffer boasts a lovely golden brown oak colour and patination. This item would look great in a variety of rooms from the hallway, to the living room or bedroom as an ottoman or blanket box at the foot of the bed. This beautiful piece boasts a golden-brown oak colour. As it boasts the original wax polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. The trunk is in excellent original condition. The trunk has been professionally French polished in our workshop. There are nominal old marks to the top and leading edges, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The interior is clean, dry, and usable. The bass hinges are in good working condition.
The trunk retains its original lid, floor, legs, sides and back. The coffer is solid in joint; it does not wobble on the floor and is ready to use. Height = 46.5cm or 18 or 1ft 6 External Width (lid) = 75.5cm or 29¾ or 2ft 5¾ External Depth (lid) = 38.5cm or 15 or 1ft 3. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity. Yolanda Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yolanda Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yolanda Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield. The item "Antique French Oak Carved Breton Trunk Blanket Box Mule Chest Coffer Kist c1950" is in sale since Friday, February 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Boxes/Chests\Pre-Victorian (Pre-1837)". The seller is "yolandagrayantiques" and is located in Tarporley, Cheshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.