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A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.

THIS FINE EXAMPLE STANDS 49.5"HIGH X 49" WIDE X 19.5" DEEP. THE FRONT CONFIGURATION IS THE SAME AS THE OTHER EXAMPLES KNOWN . THE TWO PLANKED TOP ABOVE A PAIR OF FINE GOTHIC TRACERY DOORS CENTRED BY A BEAUTIFUL PIERCED GOTHIC TRACERY PANEL, FOR FOOD VENTILATION. BELOW TWO DRAWERS WITH GEOMETRIC GOTHIC TRACERY FRONTS THE LOWER PART WHITH A CENTRAL LINENFOLD DOOR FLANKED BY LINENFOLD PANELS STANDING ON STILE FEET. CIRCA 1520-1540. WONDERFUL COLOUR AND PATINATION.
WITH ALL AUMBRYS OF THIS EARLY PERIOD THERE HAS BEEN AN ELEMENT OF RESTORATION, THE TWO IN THE BURRELL COLLECTION AND THE ONE IN THE V AND A ARE OF NO EXCEPTION.
THIS EXAMPLE HAS AN 18/19TH CENTURY REPLACED TOP, THE IRON WORK IS AN EXACT COPY BUT LATER, RESTORATIONS TO THE DRAWER LININGS.
PROVENANCE - FROM THE COLLECTION OF WING COMANDER R.C LONGSDON, FOXCOTE HALL, ILMINGTON, WARWICKSHIRE.
SIMILAR EXAMPLES V. CHINNERY PAGE 415. RALPH EDWARDS DICTIONERY OF ENGLISH FURNITURE PAGE 184. THE BURRELL COLLECTION GLASGOW.
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 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.
 A WONFERFUL AND RARE EARLY 16TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AUMBRY/ FOOD CUPBOARD. CIRCA 1520-1540.