Psychological / emotional perspective: It is more likely to be the content of the cask which has meaning on a psychological level and such a dream indicates our ability to be creative with raw materials – to fashion something of value.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Since a cask or barrel is often hand-made, to dream of one indicates the care taken in dealing with our own emotional make-up. This is because a cask was, and is, mostly used for storage.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: For a woman a cask will represent her ability to preserve her culture or ideas, but for a man it is more likely that he feels he has the opportunity to enjoy the fruits of his labours.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreams of a casket symbolize your feelings and attitudes about death, change and transition in relationships or business. Dreams of a casket are also about being contained and supported while you move from one phase of your life to the next. See Death.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Should you dream of a well appointed coffin and it is empty then does this show that you will soon lose a close friend, (not necessarily through death, but rather, death of a friendship).
If you see a body in the coffin you will soon have sadness, but if the person in the coffin is the dreamer then is this a contrary dream and the dreamer can expect some very good luck.... Encyclopedia of Dreams