Elizabeth I oak boarded chest

Circa 1580 - 1600
West Country, England

W 48 1/4" × H 26 3/4" × D 16"

Stock # Marh2246


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Elizabeth I oak boarded chest of simple design.

The Carpenter - the work of the carpenter was primarily that of the housewright " He squareth timber with a chip-axe, and saweth it with a saw. Then he frameth the walls together, and fasteneth the great pieces together with pins" Victor Chinnery, Oak furniture the British tradition.