A rare James I joined oak coffer, Somerset/Devon, dated 1609
Lot 6TP
A rare James I joined oak coffer, Somerset/Devon, dated 1609
Sold for £52,500 (US$ 70,535) inc. premium

The Oak Interior

20 Sep 2017, 11:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A rare James I joined oak coffer, Somerset/Devon, dated 1609
Having a triple-plank and end-cleated hinged top, the front with three flush panels, the two outer panels each with an applied arcade, with diaper-carved spandrels, and enclosing a five-petal demi-flower within a carved and punched-decorated knot pattern, the central panel with a similar arcade but instead with flowerhead-carved spandrels and centred by the carved date and initials '1609' over 'CR', the top rail with unusual lunette-carving highlighted with a five-petal flower punch that is repeated on each arcade, impressive single back panel, 153.5cm wide x 60cm deep x 78.5cm high, (60in wide x 23 1/2in deep x 30 1/2in high)
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