- Cabinet & Case / Storage /
- Chests / Chest-on-Chests / Coffers / Cassones / Trunks /
- A rare, large, early-17th century, oak, walnut, and holly chest of drawers
A rare, large, early-17th century, oak, walnut, and holly chest of drawers
In two parts. The rectangular top has a solid moulded edge . The frieze has a dog tooth cornice and diagonal inlay with cabochon mouldings at each end. The front has four long drawers with highly, decorative, inlaid, geometric panels faced by applied mouldings, The drawers have replaced handles and elm linings.
The sides and centre are decorated with small inlaid geometric panels. Unusually, the panelled sides have architectural arches on the central panels, The bottom has a fretted apron, and the chest stands on stile feet,
The type of inlay used on this chest is often attributed to immigrant German craftsman working in the Southwark area of London in the late 16th and early 17th centuries
Oak, walnut & holly
English, probably Southwark
Private Collection, Boarsney House, Kent
Thank you for your enquiry.
We will get back to you soon.
Please create wishlist to add this item to
Museum Quality, Small, Spanish, Baroque, Walnut Small Cassone, Chest or Box with rare Cypress Tree CarvingPrice: £6,000
© 2023 Howgego Historic & ModernWEBSITE BY SEEK UNIQUE