Charles II dated and script desk box
W 24 1/4" × H 9 1/4" × D 16 1/2"
Stock # Marh1863
Charles II oak chip carved boarded desk box. Chip carved on all surfaces other than the back, the front with the script REMEMBER.NOW.THY.CREATOR.IN.THE.DAYES.OF.THY.YOUTH.E C R I and dated 1665 on the lid, with initials L I D. Near identical example in Oak Furniture, Victor Chinnery page 144 figure 2:193.