Antique Coffers

The earliest form of antique blanket chests were otherwise known as antique coffers. There are a wide range of antique mule chests, usually from the Georgian/Regency period, antique bedding boxes normally in pine from the Victorian and Edwardian period, many are upholstered and great decorative pieces. Other varieties of antique chests include antique cellaret chests (used for wine storage), antique Ottomans and military chests; these are great collectable items as they are difficult to acquire.

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Stunning Restoration Period Oak Coffer c.1660 from Walton House Antiques Ltd

This is a stunning restoration period oak coffer superb colour original iron strap hinges etched detail on topAll of the items that we advertise for sale have been as accurately

£1,650

$2,180 €1,930

Superb Small Proportioned 17th Century Oak Panelled Coffer c.1690 from Charnwood Antiques

Superb Small Proportioned 17th Century Oak Panelled Coffer Circa 1680-90 with tall stile feet original wire loop hinges Three panel top front Working lock key Some wear

£995

$1,315 €1,164

Oak Box Chest c.1920 from McBains Antiques 2 Vintage

Offered for sale is this carved oak box chest

Country Oak Carved Coffer 1695 Wonderful Patina (Free Shipping to Mainland England) from Trade Antiques

This is a cofferMade out of country oakMed-dark oak colourWonderful patinaPanelled back and topHand carved on front panelsStile feetHas original candle boxNo keyOld hinges but not the originalsOriginal lockA superb

£685

$905 €801

Antique Oak Coffer / TV Cabinet from Antique Furniture Direct

An unusual antique oak coffer converted to a TV cabinet In a beautifully figured oak with good colour and patina with a carved front and standing on turned feet The

£250

$330 €292

Pine Domed Coffer / Trunk c.1870 from Oakfield Gallery

This is a late 19th century pine domed top blanket trunk The trunk is a good size and colour retaining its original iron carrying handles The trunk is well constructed

£175

$231 €205

Decorative Antique Painted Blanket Box c.1880 from Town House Traders Ltd

Offered for sale is this decorative painted blanket box Finished in red lacquered having painted decoration of Indian ceremony Handles to each side locking clasp to the front Standing

£340

$449 €398

Early 18th Century Period Oak Carved Antique Coffer from Driscolls Antiques Ltd

This wonderful Period Oak Carved Antique Coffer is of nice larger proportions so comes with lots of storage It has a four panelled moulded lid above a beautifully carved front

£875

$1,156 €1,024

Lovely Oak Coffer / Marriage Chest c.1700 from Charnwood Antiques

This is a lovely oak coffer Marriage chest with three panel front geometrically inlaid with fruitwood Solid oak ends with shaped cut outs to form the legs This coffer

£895

$1,183 €1,047

17th Century Oak Coffer from GD Ginger Antiques

In good original order original wire hinges a clean example of a 3 panelled top 2 panel fronted 17th Century antique oak coffer high on its stilles with diamond carved

£1,650

$2,180 €1,930

Massive Early Marriage Coffer ( Box ) in Oak from Wickersley Antiques

A Rare Massive 17th century Marriage Coffer in Oak with the initials JM SM and original carving the top needs two lids as one would be too heavy to lift

Good Quality 17th Century Oak Panelled Coffer c.1690 from Charnwood Antiques

Good Quality 17th Century Oak Panelled Coffer Circa 1690 with panelled top front ends Well executed deep carving to frieze front panels with fine detailing to tall stile

£795

$1,050 €930

Fantastic 18th Century Antique Carved Oak Panelled Coffer from Graver Antiques and Interiors

This is a fantastic 18th Century antique carved oak panelled coffer with three panels to the top fantastic carved frieze and panels to the front as well as panelled sides

£1,485

$1,962 €1,737

Victorian Rosewood Military Chest from Hingstons Antiques

Here we have this Victorian rosewood military chest This campaign chest would have been used by a British officer to transport his uniforms personal items and more valuable pieces around

£785

$1,037 €918

Antique Oak Coffer from Kernow Furniture

Offered for sale is this 18th Century antique oak coffer three carved arcaded panels to the front carved lunette frieze hinged lid on stile legs

£495

$654 €579

Vintage Panelled Oak Blanket Chest / Coffer c.1920 from Antique Furniture Direct

This is a handsome panelled oak blanket box or coffer which is of panelled construction with moulded geometric fronts it is in an attractively figured oak and has a plank

£240

$317 €281

18th Century Oak Plank Coffer from GD Ginger Antiques

This is a wonderfully carved 17th Century antique plank coffer with wire hinges The box having a well carve front with unusual stylised carving to the ends High on

£1,850

$2,444 €2,164

Welsh Oak Coffer Bach from Haywain Antiques

A lovely little late 18th century Welsh Oak Coffer Bach It has a lift up two panelled lid enclosing a three panelled chest below this is a single drawer

£790

$1,044 €924

Charming Little 17th Century Oak Coffer from Thakeham Furniture ltd

This is a charming little 17th Century antique oak coffer with good wax patina Double panelled top over a carved frieze and panels Raised on stile feet

£1,450

$1,916 €1,696

Elm Coffer c.1690 from Anne Stroud Antiques

This is a 17th Century antique elm coffer of six plank construction in very good condition with original hinges and lock plate with an excellent patina

£675

$892 €790

Oak Coffer c.1890 from Bridport Antiques

For sale is a sweet little oak coffer which is in the 18th Century style The three panelled front is carved in Gothic style and the sides are Linen fold

£450

$595 €526