An unusually large Charles II oak boarded document box, Lake DistrictCarved with the initials 'I.B.'
Lot 173
A rare and unusually large Charles II oak boarded document box, 1660 - 1680, Lake District Carved with the initials 'I.B.'
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,682) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare and unusually large Charles II oak boarded document box, 1660 - 1680, Lake District
Carved with the initials 'I.B.'
Having an edge-moulded twin-plank lid enclosing a vacant interior, the front frieze carved with four pairs of flowerheads linked by strapwork interlace, all around the centrally-carved initials 'I.B.', the baseboard with chamfered edge, 73cm wide x 54cm deep x 34cm high, (28.5" wide x 21" deep x 13" high)

Footnotes

  • Literature: See V. Chinnery, Oak Furniture: The British Tradition (1993), pp. 486 - 493.
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