A rare early 17th century oak court cupboard, circa 1600
Lot 363
A rare early 17th century oak court cupboard, circa 1600
Sold for £21,250 (US$ 26,824) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare early 17th century oak court cupboard, circa 1600 A rare early 17th century oak court cupboard, circa 1600 A rare early 17th century oak court cupboard, circa 1600 A rare early 17th century oak court cupboard, circa 1600 A rare early 17th century oak court cupboard, circa 1600
A rare early 17th century oak court cupboard, circa 1600
The rectangular top above a ribbed frieze with two secret panels, three leaf carved trusses, and central sliding key guard, the arcaded sides on baluster cup-and-cover front supports above a conforming ribbed apron, the base with a pair of ring-turned and ribbed front supports, possible minor alterations, 99cm wide, 38cm deep, 119cm high (38.5in wide, 14.5in deep, 46.5in high).

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    For the actual court cupboard, see Victor Chinnery, 'Oak Furniture, The British Tradition', 1979, illustrated page 317, figure 3:253.

    Provenance:
    Sotheby's, 19th December, 1969, Lot 141, £2,800 to Barling of Mount Street Ltd, London

    Barling of Mount Street Ltd, 20th December 1969, £2,940 to The Earl of Perth (receipt and catalogue entry available)
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