EXTRAORDINARY IRON BOUND COFFER CHEST / TRUNK. LATE 17TH / EARLY 18TH CENTURY. About 21" x 16" x 11. Wooden coffer trunk with iron hinges, lock and straps. Wood appears to be steamed and bent spruce or fir.
Blacksmith-forged iron ring side handles and decorative top handle. Original iron riveted strap hinges. Joints secured with old-style clinches. Age drying split in the lid.One strap slightly loose on the bottom (visible in the images). Fabulous dark, robust age patina. A RARE AND VERY EARLY EUROPEAN COFFER CHEST.
The item "Coffer Trunk 17th / 18th century travel chest box iron bound Germanic spruce fir" is in sale since Friday, December 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\Pre-1800". The seller is "allenpeach" and is located in Tenants Harbor, Maine.
This item can be shipped to United States.