An unusual Charles II oak boarded desk box, with side drawer
Lot 332
An unusual Charles II oak boarded desk box, with side drawer
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
Lot Details
An unusual Charles II oak boarded desk box, with side drawer
The hinged slope with applied bookrest bead, carved to the front frieze with a row of flower-filled lunettes, the drawer projecting at the right end, and with conforming carving to its front, with single baseboard and applied base moulding, 74.5cm wide x 47.5cm deep x 27cm high, (29" wide x 18.5" deep x 10.5" high)

Footnotes

  • A similar box, with a till to the side rather than a drawer, sold these rooms, 14th January 2010, Lot 552. Another example offered by Sotheby's, 29th October 2008, Lot 310.

    Literature: R. Bebb, Welsh Furniture: 1250 - 1950, Vol.I, p. 276, pl. 451 illustrates another example dated 1623.

    A similar example illustrated BADA, 60, 1918 - 1978, No. 26.
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