James I inlaid oak chest
W 52" × H 29 1/4" × D 21 1/2"
Stock # Marh2370
James I oak carved and inlaid chest, the three applied arcaded panels with guilloche designs with interlaced geometric holly and bog inlaid decoration within and the initials R E A , the stiles inlaid with nulled decoration with the frieze rail carved with interlaced scrolled designs. The top inlaid in a geometric pattern with the date 1617 in the centre.
A very fine James I chest, made by an Elizabethan artisan continuing the early traditions.