Antique 18th Century Oak Mule Chest


An attractive, large antique 18th century oak mule chest or coffer. The antique oak mule chest has a hinged lid that opens to reveal a large, spacious interior with a candle box to the left-hand side. The interior has been papered with old newspaper dating back to 1849. The articles are still legible and make for interesting reading. The front of the oak mule chest has three sunken panels with two small drawers below. Raised on stile feet.

Item Ref; M-2945

Height – 86cm / Width – 130cm / Depth – 54cm

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SKU: M-2945 / Categories: All Storage, Coffers, Furniture, Oak Furniture,

In good antique condition throughout with some signs of age. There is surface wear in places including marks and staining to the top (pictured) and also to the front and sides of the oak mule chest. Overall, the oak mule chest remains structurally solid and sound. The hinges appear original. The paper to the inside dates back to 1849 and is still legible. Quite worn in places with various marks and staining but a good mule chest or coffer with lots of character. The papered interior makes for interesting reading.

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