Gothic Oak Chest

Normandy, France

W 67" × H 43" × D 30"

Stock # MARH101


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A very rare and important, monumental, late 15th century gothic oak chest. Carved with flamboyant gothic tracery panels, flanked by carved buttresses, the crockets carved with mythical winged beasts, the centre panel depicting two pelicans feeding from a cauldron and the sides with linenfold panels and buttresses. This chest can be compared with three other chests: * Crediton church chest (Devon) * Bruno Perrier Haute Epoque sale (April 6th 1992) £77,000 * Prunier Haute Epoque sale (September 21st 2003) £93,000