An oak panelled chest, Low Countries, 16th century
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
Property from a Private Collection
An oak panelled chest
Low Countries, 16th century
the fielded panel top enclosing an interior fitted with two candle troughs, the front with four linenfold panels centred with a wrought iron lockplate
76cm. high, 153cm. wide, 59cm. deep; 2ft. 6in., 5ft. ¼in., 1ft. 11¼in.
Of great age and as a result this piece features the sort of wear one would expect. With a filled section of oak to the site of a former iron latch, front centre. Hinges later, with a strip of later timber to the back at the hinge sites. Former holes from previous hinges. Each foot to the upright on the right proper side with historic spliced repair. Evidence of old worm and wear throughout. Variations to colour and surface polish in areas.
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