Elizabeth I court cup-board

Circa 1580 - 1600

W 50 × H 51 1/4 × D 23 1/2

Stock # Marh1097


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Elizabeth I oak carved court cup-board of the highest quality, with bulbous supporting cup and cover columns to the front and rear. The central upper support with a superbly carved pair of rampant lions flanking a gadrooned column with carved pediment above terminating with turned hanging pendants. The central rail carved with a chain link decoration. The rear turned columns are rare feature. Very rare collector's piece. Provenance: Mrs Geoffrey Hart Note: This cup-board is illustrated in the book: Furniture, by Frank Davis 1958.