SALES ARCHIVE

A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.

THE HINGED FOUR PANELLED TOP WITH MITRED CORNERS ABOVE AN INCISED FREIZE WITH BLACK LETTER SCRIPT "FERE GOD". THE FOUR PANELLED FRONT WITH ORIGINAL LOCKPLATE ABOVE FOUR PANELS, THE OUTER PANELS WITH PORTRAIT CARVING THE INNER WITH STYLISED BUD AND LEAF. THE ENDS CARVED WITH TWO LOZENGES WITH INITIALS M.E AND I.E. THIS FINE CHEST WOULD APPEAR TO BE PART OF A GROUP OF THREE KNOWN, ONE OF WHICH IS IN THE V AND A MUSEUM, LONDON. THE LATTER EXAMPLE BEING OF THREE PANELLED CONSTRUCTION WHERE AS THIS SUPERIOR EXAMPLE IS OF FOUR PANELLED CONSTRUCTION.
59.5" WIDE X 29.5" HIGH X 22.5" DEEP.
STOCK NO 1277.


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A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.
A RARE ENGLISH OAK PANELLED CHEST. ENGLISH . CIRCA 1540.