Charles II East Devon oak box

Devon, England

W 23.5 × H 7.5 × D 13.5

Stock # Marh166


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Boarded oak box with original polychromy, probably constructed in the same workshop in which Thomas Dennis apprenticed. This box has just about every key feature of every Exeter / Ottery st Mary chest, botanical carved front, moulded top board with zig zag stamp decoration, Dated and initialed ( AL1672), full original red and green polychromy although the latter colour much faded. Snipe hinges now replaced with early 19th century straps and a 19th century hasp and lockplate.