Charles II oak press cupboard
W 54 3/4" × H 67 1/4" × D 22 1/2"
Stock # Marh2292
Charles II joined oak and carved double sided press cupboard of rare form. Designed as a room divider. The front panelled with the lower cupboards carved with lozenge designs and upper cupboards carved with bird decoration and frieze rail carved with initials T D E and dated 1670. The back panelled like the sides with a single door.
Victor Chinnery mentions Lake District yeoman farmhouses frequently used room dividers using press cupboards, beds, salt and spice cupboards.