CUPBOARDS / DRESSERS | SALES ARCHIVE

A RARE AND UNUSUAL LATE ELIZABETHAN ENGLISH CARVED OAK BUFFET. CIRCA 1580-1610.

THIS RARE ELIZABETHAN OAK BUFFET HAS A RARE FEATURE OF HAVING A CUPBOARD TOP. THE SINGLE PIECE TOP ABOVE A TOP RAIL CARVED WITH LUNETTE DECORATION ABOVE A PAIR OF DOORS CARVED TO THE CENTRE WITH SCROLL AND FLOWER DECORATION, FLANKED AND CENTRED BY TREE OF LIFE CARVING WITH LEAF AND BUD CARVING TO THE UPPER CORNERS. THE UPPER PART WITH MALE AND FEMALE SUPPORTERS WITH ICONIC CAPITAL TOPS, THE MIDDLE SHELF AGAIN A SINGLE PIECE OF OAK WITH MOULDED EDGE AND LUNETTE CARVING UNDERNEATH. THE LOWER SUPPORTERS WITH FLUTED CUP AND COVER SUPPORTS UNITED BY LUNETTE CARVED STRETCHERS.
A VERY RARE BUFFET.EXCELLENT COLOUR AND PATINATION.

PROVENANCE- PRIVATE LONDON COLLECTION.

STOCK NO 1888.


Dimensions:
Height: 48 inches (121.9 cms)
Width: 38.5 inches (97.8 cms)
Depth: 13.25 inches (33.7 cms)

SOLD

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