A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour
A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour

A museum quality, late-16th/early-17th century, continental, oak chest depicting knights in armour

1580 to 1625 oak

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The plank top inset with two panels. The iron lock and one ring hinge original, the other ring hinge 18th century. Opens to reveal an interior with candle box extant, the lid removed. The front with four panels depicting knights in armour standing underneath gothic tracery architecture. Research needs to be undertaken to establish the date and attribution of the suits of armour. The sides panelled, bearing marks of handles which have been removed. Exceptional original colour and patina. Probably German or French.
Width 61cm., 24in. Length 144 cm., 56 ½ in. Height 71cm., 28 in.

Related to : Lot 820 Dukes Sale 6th June, sold £10,000. Catalogued as : A RARE HENRY VIII OAK COFFER with a hinged lid composed of two rectangular panels over a front with four panels carved with "Romayne" heads within Gothic leaf spandrels, the ends with twin panels, 58.5" wide x 22" deep. See illustration Estimate: 10000-20000. Incorrectly catalogued as English, it is a Continental chest.
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Dimensions
Height 71.00 cm (27.95 inches)
Width 144.00 cm (56.69 inches)
Depth 61.00 cm (24.02 inches)
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