SALES ARCHIVE

A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.

THE MOULDED EDGED TOP ABOVE A FRIEZE WITH DEEP EDGE MOULDINGS, INCORPORATING TWO UNUSUAL DOORS WITH ORIGINAL IRON HANDLES AND SILVERED ESCUTCHEONS, EACH OF THE FIVE FRIEZE PANELS FROM LEFT TO RIGHT AND SIDES WITH BLACK LETTER INLAID SCRIPT,
READING-
BY:ME:THOMAS:AEDWES
:A:RIGHTOUS:MAN:
SHALL:LIVE:
OF:HIS:FAYTH:
ROI:YEAR:OF:THE:LORD:1596:

BELOW THE FRIEZE IS THE CENTRAL SECTION WITH TWO DEEPLY MOULDED DOORS INLAID WITH FRUITWOOD FLOWERS WITHIN URNS AND A CENTRAL PANEL OF THE SAME DESIGN AGAIN WITH THE ORIGINAL IRON HANDLES AND SILVERED ESCUTCHEONS. THE FRONT MOULDED SHELF SUPPORTED BY TWO BEAUTIFULLY TURNED,FLUTED AND STOP FLUTED COLUMNS WITH SPLAYED IONIC CAPITAL TOPS WITH EGG AND DART BASES. THE LOWER SECTION WITH TWO HEAVILY MOULDED DOORS INLAID AGAIN IN FRUITWOOD WITH FLOWER AND URNS, AGAIN WITH ORIGINAL IRON HANDLES AND SILVERED ESCUTCHEONS, STANDING ON STILE SUPPORTS. THE DEEPLY MOULDED SIDES WITH LOZENGE INLAY WITH CATHERINE WHEEL CENTRES. AN UNUSUAL AND FANTASTIC QUALITY ELIZABETHAN STANDING CUPBOARD OF SMALL PROPORTIONS.

PERIOD RESTORATIONS.

51" WIDE X 53" HIGH X 23" DEEP.


STOCK NO 1461.


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A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.
A RARE AND VERY UNUSUAL SMALL ENGLISH ELIZABETHAN OAK AND INLAID STANDING CUPBOARD. DATED 1596.