Elizabeth I oak boarded chest

Circa 1580 - 1600
West Country

W 48 1/4" × H 25 3/4" × D 16 1/2"

Stock # Marh2396


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Elizabeth I oak boarded chest, the front carved with vivid and florid botanical imagery, with a central five petal Tudor rose.

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.