Charles I elm boarded chest

Somerset, England

W 50 3/4 × H 22 1/4 × D 17

Stock # Marh1092


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Carles I elm boarded chest. Carved with botanical imagery of the very best quality, with thistles, flowers,vine and leaf flanking the central lock plate which is set within a shield and dated 1645. A near identical chest is illustrated in Victor Chinnery's Oak Furnture, page 106, figure 2:110. Rare collector's piece.