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A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.

THIS STUNNING HENRY VIII OAK CHEST HAS A SINGLE PLANK TOP WITH IRON HINGES ABOVE AN OUTSTANDINGLY CARVED FRONT. THE WHOLE FRONT DISPLAYS A REMARKABLE SENSE OF THE CASUAL ENJOYMENT OF THE SURFACE CARVING BY THE CARVER, WHICH HAS NO FORMAL SYMMETRY. THE COLOUR AND SURFACE OF THIS CHEST IS ALSO OUTSTANDING. MINOR REPAIRS TO THE HINGES,IRON BOLTS HAVE BEEN ADDED FOR STRENGTH.

PROVENANCE- FORMALLY IN THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE WILLIAM GRONOW DAVIS MFH, OF KING JOHNS HOUSE, TOLLARD ROYAL, WILTSHIRE ON THE RUSHMORE ESTATE.

LITERARTURE- THIS CHEST IS ILLUSTRATED IN VICTOR CHINNERY ,OAK FURNITURE THE BRITISH TRADITION. FIG 2:188 PG.180.

51" WIDE X 28" HIGH X 15.5" DEEP.


STOCK NO 1685.


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A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.
A GREAT TUDOR OAK BOARDED CHEST. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1550.