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A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.

THIS WONDERFUL AUMBRY HAS TWO UPPER DOORS CARVED WITH AN ELABORATE, LEAF-AND-BUD FILLED ROUNDEL. SIMILAR ROUNDELS APPEAR ON THE TWO OUTER PANELS OF THE LOWER COMPARTMENT, AND SMALLER VERSIONS ARE CARVED IN GUILLOCHE ACROSS THE DRAWER FRONTS. THE LOWER CENTRAL DOOR IS ADORNED WITH A LEAF AND BUD FILLED QUATREFOIL. THE FRONT FLOOR-RAIL IS SHAPED IN A SEQUENCE OF ADDORSED GOUGE-ACCENTED CURVES CONVERGING IN CRUCIFORM CUTS. THE FRAMING CONSISTS OF HEAVY MEMBERS INCISED WITH PARALLEL ROWS OF BEAD MOULDINGS, JOINED WITH CONVENTIONAL MITRES. EACH SIDE ENCLOSED WITH THREE PANELS, SOME WITH VENTILATION HOLES.
THIS CUPBAORD RELATES TO A LARGE GROUP OF SURVIVING ′COUNTER TABLES′ CONSTRUCTED IN THE CHESTER/DERBY AREA DURING THE SECOND QUARTER OF THE SIXTEEN CENTURY. THESE OBJECTS FEATURE CLOSELY RELATED, BUT LESS ELABORATE ′PARCHEMIN′ PANELS AND SHAPED FLOOR-RAILS. A CUPBOARD FROM THE SAME WORKSHOP, BUT WITH CANTED FRONT, IS ILLUSTRATED IN PERCY MACQUOID, A HISTORY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE, THE AGE OF OAK.
UNDISTURBED OLD COLOUR AND SURFACE. TOP BOARDS PROBABLY AN 18TH CENTURY REPLACEMENT, IRON HINGES A 17TH CENTURY REPLACEMENT.
PROVENANCE- ACQUIRED FROM C.K BINNS OF ′COLD OVERTON HALL′ (OAKHAM,LEICESTERSHIRE)SHORTLY BEFORE HIS DEATH .
61" HIGH X 60" WIDE X 21" DEEP.
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A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.
A LATE MEDIEVAL JOINED OAK STANDING CUPBOARD/ AUMBRY. ENGLISH, CHESTER / DERBY AREA. CIRCA 1530.