Henry VII joined oak canted cupboard
Circa 1485 - 1509
W 62" × H 51 3/4" × D 21 1/4"
Stock # Marh2375
Henry VII joined oak and carved canted cupboard of extremely rare form and fragmentary only. The moulded cornice and canted sides with carved panels with roses and trailing vines, tracery and flower heads. The front section with the Royal Tudor rose. Illustrated: The English Smile, English Furniture and the Renaissance 1490 - 1590. Micheal Dann. Section 1, page 1 - 8
This is the importance of the wreck, this restored fragment. The Englishness. This unique survivor is uniquely important for the insight it gives into the splendour of the English late Gothic interior. Michael Dann's quote to this cupboard.