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Lot 0489
Continental Needlework Coffer

18th century, on a later stand, the domed coffer covered in floral-patterned needlework and fitted to either end with an iron handle, raised on a mahogany stand with turned legs ending in paw feet.
overall h. 57-1/2", w. 39-1/2", d. 21-1/2"


In good "as found" condition. The base is sturdy and functional with minor scattered scrubs, mars and wear. The upholstery on the coffer exhibits wear. There are a number of missing hobnails, rending it loose at some edges, most notably the bottom four inches of each rear corner. There are a number of later mismatching tacks, most notably on the front edge of the lid. Hinges secure. Top opens and closes freely. The lock and hasp are present; a key is not.

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Continental Needlework Coffer

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Oct 13, 2018