Elizabeth I carved oak chest

Circa 1630
West Country, England

W 53 1/4 × H 32 1/4 × D 23 3/4

Stock # Marh1386


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Elizabeth I carved oak chest of West country origin, possibly Exeter or Plymouth. The three figural carved images all within arcades, the panels depicting St George slaying the dragon, Titan god of the sea, on a seahorse, and a mermaid with looking glass and serpent looking on. The stiles carved with leafy palms and frieze rail carved with winged beasts. This chest with its figural imagery is rare.