For a closely related example, possibly from the same workshop and the same region, see that illustrated in Richard Bebb, Welsh Furniture 1250-1950, A Cultural History of Craftsmanship and Design, Vol. II, p. 262, fig. 1141.
Of great charm. Restored and ready to place. Evidence of old worm to reverse. Re-touching. Natural shrinkage and wear. Locks possibly of a later date. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."