Antique English 18th Century Georgian Oak Joined Triple Panel Coffer Chest Blanket Box (Circa 1780)

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Object Description

This is a very good quality antique English late 18th century Georgian solid oak joined triple panel coffer, circa 1780, in excellent condition.

Summary:
• Item: Coffer / Chest
• Circa: 1780
• Period: George III
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid oak
• Moulded top
• Inset panels
• Peg & joined panelled design
• Original iron strap hinges
• Original metal key escutcheon
• Working lock with working key
• Original polish & patination
• Superb deep rich honey oak colour
• Free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns

Description:
This is a very good quality antique English late 18th century Georgian solid oak joined triple panel coffer, circa 1780, in excellent condition. The coffer is constructed with a thumb moulded top, with a joined section below, which is constructed with butt joints to the corners, secured by peg construction. The lid opens on the original iron strap hinges to reveal a spacious interior. The interior is clean, dry and practical and usable and retains its original floor-boards. The coffer also features a working lock (with working key) and the original key escutcheon. The front of the coffer is decorated with three moulded inset panels. The sides of the coffer also feature inset panels. The back of the coffer retains its original rough-hewn panels along with the original floor. Overall, this coffer boasts a lovely rich honey oak colour and patination and is an ideal interior design piece.

This item would look great in a variety of rooms from the hallway, to the living room or bedroom as an ottoman at the foot of the bed.

This beautiful piece boasts a rich honey oak colour. As it boasts the original wax polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.

Dimensions:
Height = 60.7cm or 23⅞” or 1ft 11⅞”
External Width (lid) = 95.5cm or 37⅝” or 3ft 1⅝”
External Depth (lid) = 49.2cm or 19⅜” or 1ft 7⅜”

Price:
The price for this item is £795, which includes free delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland* and free 14-day returns.

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote before purchasing the item. Delivery will be made by our specialised antique furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries.

Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks depending on location; we aim to deliver the majority of items within 2 weeks. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.

Once you have purchased an item, we will contact you by email and/or telephone and provide you with a provisional delivery date, in order for you to confirm if it is suitable for you. Once you have confirmed you can accept delivery on the provisional delivery date, we will book the delivery in with our shippers and it then becomes a confirmed delivery date.

We will also provide you with our shippers’ contact details, in case you need to contact the driver on the day of delivery. It’s helpful if you can provide us with both the landline and mobile telephone number, in case the driver cannot reach you on one of the numbers on the day of delivery, they can contact you on your alternative number.

In order to be able to offer you free delivery, it is based on a 1-man delivery only. For any large items that require 2 people to lift the item, we ask that you are available at the time of delivery to be able to give our shipper a lift off the van and into your house with the item. If you are not able to lift items yourself, we ask that you have someone on hand at the time of delivery to assist our shipper with lifting the item.

Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK.

UK Buyer Payment:
For UK buyers, we accept cash on collection or delivery; cheque, credit card, BACS (free bank to bank transfer) or PayPal. Payment is requested within 5 days of the sale. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered.

International Buyers:
If you live outside the UK and you would like to purchase this item, please contact us before purchasing it, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time. The shipping quote provided is a global estimate only. The actual shipping cost will vary by country and postcode. Due to the distances and costs involved with shipping outside the UK, a returns policy is therefore not available for international buyers. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. We request payment by bank transfer (we do not accept payment via PayPal, credit or debit cards for international purchases). Payment is requested within 10 days of the purchase. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered to our shippers. The advertised price of the item does not include the shipping cost, sales tax, import duty or custom fees.

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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yola Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.

Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Please visit the Yola Gray website at www.yolagray.com for further items and information.

Ref. 43402

Object Condition

The coffer is in excellent condition. Nominal old marks to the top and leading edges, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. Such old use marks are inevitable and perfectly acceptable due to its age and use it would have received. The interior is clean, dry, and usable. The coffer retains its original lid, floor, sides and back. The lid retains the original strap hinges and the coffer features a working lock (with working key) and the original key escutcheon. The feet (stiles) have been re-tipped to a high standard, at some point in the past – this is not surprising, given this is the contact point with the floor. Please remember this item is over 200 years old, and the feed would stand on damp floors and continuously mopped around, when the floor was cleaned. The coffer is solid in joint; it does not wobble on the floor and is ready to use. Considering the age of this coffer, it is in good condition.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

We are open weekly as follows:

Monday
8:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
8:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
8:00 - 17:00
Thursday
8:00 - 17:00
Friday
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Saturday
Closed
Sunday
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Dealer Contact

Telephone
+44 (0)1829 458 070
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Dealer Location

Unit 4
Organsdale Farm
Kelsall
Tarporley
Cheshire
CW6 0SR
United Kingdom