Elizabeth I oak boarded chest
Circa 1580 - 1600
W 48 1/4" × H 25 3/4" × D 16 1/2"
Stock # Marh2396
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.