THIS IS A VERY LARGE SUPERB ENGLISH ANTIQUE COFFER / TRUNK. IT MEASURES 52" ACROSS, 30" TALL, AND 23 FROM FRONT TO BACK. THIS PIECE DATES BACK TO THE LATE 17TH CENTURY.THE INSIDE HAS BEEN LINED WITH WHAT LOOKS TO BE CAMPHOR WOOD, WAS WONDERFULLY DONE, NOT SURE WHEN, LOOKS TO HAVE BEEN THERE FOR QUITE SOME TIME. ON THE INSIDE LID IS A NAME TAG, MRS. R CAMPBELL, WE GOT THIS FROM A VERY OLD ESTATE IN EAST HAMPTON NY. THE TOP IS 2 BOARDS, DOES HAVE MOVEMENT, PEG AND NAIL CONSTRUCTION, ONE BOARD ON BOTTOM IS HANGING AS SEEN, AND A SECOND IS ALSO STARTING, CANNOT NOTICE FROM INSIDE DUE TO RE-LINING. CAMPHOR WOOD IS USED IN TRUNKS TO KEEP OUT MOTHS AND BUGS. INTERIOR IS VERY NICE, THE CARVINGS ON THE OUTSIDE ARE WONDERFUL AS IS THE PATINA, ENGLISH OAK WOOD. THIS CARVING WAS DONE IN THE LATE 1600'S EARLY 1700'S WHICH IS WHEN THIS TRUNK WOULD DATE TO. FINISH AT THIS POINT IS PROBABLY MOSTLY BUILT UP WAX PATINA, VERY NICE PIECE. IT IS LARGE AND RARE TO FIND THESE DAYS. THANKS FOR SHOPPING EAST END ANTIQUES. See my Store: East End Antiques. The item "52 Antique English Trunk Coffer Hand Carved Early England Large" is in sale since Thursday, August 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Trunks & Chests". The seller is "yvop" and is located in Palm Bay, Florida.
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