CHESTS / COFFERS

A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.

THIS FINE CHEST IS IN AMAZING CONDITION CONSIDERING ITS AGE, IT HAS A WOOD CARCASS BOUND IN LEATHER WITH IRON BINDINGS. THE TOP IS SLIGHTLY DOMED ABOVE A FRONT WITH THREE ORIGINAL LOCKS AND HASPS. TO EACH END ARE IRON CARRYING HANDLES.

AN IDENTICAL CHEST MOST PROBABLY FROM THE SAME WORKSHOP IS LOCATED IN THE LIBRARY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY, TRADITIONALLY ASSOCIATED WITH LADY MARGARET BEAUFORT. SEE ATTACHED IMAGE WHICH IS ILLUSTRATED IN MEDIEVAL FURNITURE, BY PENELOPE EAMES, PLATE 52.


PROVENANCE FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.

48" WIDE X 22" HIGH X 18" DEEP.

STOCK NO 1689.


£4,950

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A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.
A LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LEATHER AND IRONBOUND STANDARD. CIRCA 1480-1500.