A casket, chest, or trunk; especially, one used for keeping money or other valuables.
Fig.: Treasure or funds; -- usually in the plural.
A panel deeply recessed in the ceiling of a vault, dome, or portico; a caisson.
The chamber of a canal lock; also, a caisson or a cofferdam.
now used for any chest with a lid on top, once used for a travelling trunk
In furniture, a strong box for storing valuables.
In architecture, a decorative sunken panel on the underside of a ceiling.
1. A chest in which money or valuables are kept. 2. A treasury; funds.
one of a series of recessed panels in a ceiling, usually done in plaster.
A chest, originally for storing valuables, but now used to refer to one made in the seventeenth century. More information about early Tudor coffers.
an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
a chest especially for storing valuables
a container in which to store valuables
In France, a wooden truck or chest intended for holding valuables, blankets and clothes. In use since the Middle Ages. The coffer can be covered in leather with nail heads ornamenting the edges and handles on both ends. Coffers frequently had domed or lipped tops to allow rainwater to run off.
a recessed or sunken panel often found in ceilings, soffits, domes or vaults.
An inset decoration in a ceiling, vault, or dome. They range from the undecorative types such as in the inner dome of the Pantheon, to more ornate ones decorated with moldings and rosettes.
Raised panel, however done and wherever located.
By strict definition, a coffer is a travelling trunk whicg is banded by metalwork and covered with leather or other material. However, the word tends to be used to describe various kinds of chests without drawers.
A joined and panelled low chest, usually of oak, with a lid.
a chest for money or valuables; also, an ornamental recess in a ceiling
Chest that served as seat, table, trunk, or for storage of valuables; one of the earliest forms of furniture in Europe, when unsettled conditions make it imperative that furniture and contents be readily transported together.
A multi-functional traveling chest with handles and a domed lid but without feet, usually made of oak.
A recessed decorative panel in a ceiling, vault, or dome.
decorative sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
Originally, a strongbox for holding valuables. Now, any hinged-top chest used as seat, table, or trunk.
1. Decorative sunken panel in a vault, dome, ceiling, etc. 2. A chest or strongbox.
Hinged-top chest used as seat, table, or trunk for valuables.
In architecture, a coffer (plural: coffering) is a sunken panel in the shape of a square, rectangle, or octagon that serves as a decorative device, usually in a ceiling. An example of this can be found in the ceiling of the rotunda dome in the Roman Pantheon.