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Coffer

Coffer

  • Place of origin:

    Russia (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron, pierced

  • Museum number:

    502-1907

  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114c, case EXP

Physical description

Leather-covered wooden coffer with pierced wrought iron mounts.

Place of Origin

Russia (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron, pierced

Dimensions

Height: 49
cm, Width: 38 cm, Depth: 47 cm

Descriptive line

Coffer, leather-covered wood with pierced iron mounts, Russia, 17th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Jenning, Celia. Early Chests in Wood and Iron. London: HMSO, 1974. 12p., ill. (Public Record Office Museum pamphlets) ISBN: 011440061X

Labels and date

COFFER
Wood, leather-covered, pierced iron mounts
Russia; 17th century

Museum No. 502-1907 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron; Wood; Leather

Techniques

Forging (metal forming); Piercing

Categories

Metalwork; Woodwork; Leather; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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