James I iron bound standard
Circa 1603 - 1625
W 31 1/2" × H 25" × D 21 1/2"
Stock # Marh2248
James I leather covered iron bound travelling chest / standard. The leather covered domed lid and body of the chest with pierced double S-scrolled designed wrought iron bands. The design of the bands are found in many English carved examples of furniture.
Standard - storage chest. Henry VIII inventories list - chestes or standerdes bounde with iron (Henry VIII inv. 189, item 9166)