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Details & Cataloguing

Yeats: The Family Collection

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England
THE 'MONK'S' CHEST
the front carved in relief with three stylised flowerheads, the interior with a lidded 'till'
elm
50.5 by 126 by 43cm., 20 by 49½ by 17in.
17th century
Made in the first quarter of the 17th century.
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Provenance

According to family tradition this early boarded chest was used by W.B. Yeats for storage and referred to by the Yeats family as the 'Monks Chest'.

Yeats: The Family Collection

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London