Early oak chest Sold
A wonderful Tudor period boarded oak chest, with original lancet shaped and flower head carving to the front,
the sides have gothic shaped cut outs which form the feet. The lid is framed with an applied mitre moulding
and has original hinges.
English circa 1520 – 1540
49” wide x 20” deep x 25¼” high 124.4cm wide x 58cm deep x 64.2cm high
See ‘Cescinsky and Gribble, Early English Furniture and woodwork, Vol II’ for oak chests with similar carving, and the Dictionary of English Furniture revised edition by Ralph Edwards Vol II Antique Collectors Club which shows an oak chest circa 1520 with similar applied moulding