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A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE SMALL TUDOR OAK CHEST OF UNUSUAL TAPERED FORM. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1530.

THIS FINE ENGLISH TUDOR CHEST HAS A SINGLE PLANK TOP ABOVE A FRONT BEAUTIFULLY CARVED WITH TWO MEDALLION HEADS WITHIN ROUNDELS, EACH CORNER WITH LEAF AND BUD DECORATION AND CENTRAL SLANTED CARVING. THE SHAPED TAPERED ENDS WITH CUT-OUT GOTHIC ARCHES TERMINATING WITH CROSS DECORATION.

THIS TUDOR CHEST DATES FROM CIRCA 1530 AND CAME FROM THE LEICESTERSHIRE/NORTHHAMPTONSHIRE AREA.

FOR AN ALMOST IDENTICAL CHEST AND MOST DEFINITELY FROM THE SAME WORKSHOP SEE: "THE AGE OF OAK" BY PERCY MACQUOID, PAGE 71, FIG 61B.

VERY OLD HINGE REPLACEMENT, REMANTS OF THE ORIGINAL PIN HINGES REMAIN.

28.5" WIDE X 21" HIGH X 13" DEEP.


Dimensions:
Height: 21 inches (53.3 cms)
Width: 28.5 inches (72.4 cms)
Depth: 13 inches (33.0 cms)

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