A George I oak and inlaid tridarn, Caernarfonshire, dated
Having a superstructure with moulded cornice and a frieze with end pendants centred by the ivory and ebony inlaid date 1714, raised on recessed baluster front supports, the middle-section with a geometric chequer inlaid pendant hung frieze enclosing a pair of circular boss applied panelled cupboard doors, centred by an arched panel, all within chequer inlaid rails, the lower-section with a pair of panelled cupboard doors, the rails with conforming inlay, 139cm wide x 56.5cm deep x 204cm high, (54.5" wide x 22" deep x 80" high)
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,000 - 4,600
2,400 - 3,600
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Provenance should read - Sir Walter Murton.
Purchased September 1884, by Walter Murton, during a stay at Plas Mawr Penaenmawr, from a farm on the estate of Mr W.G. Darbishire of Nantile Penygroes, Gwynedd. According to a memorandum written by Walter Murton, 1913, this tridarn was "made on the farm...under Snowdon". Sold with family letters, discussing the 'discovery', purchase and restoration of the piece.
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