A Queen Anne oak desk box Possibly Westmorland
Lot 45
A carved oak box Possibly Westmorland, late 17th century
£400 - 600
US$ 650 - 970

Lot Details
A carved oak box
Possibly Westmorland, late 17th century
Of dovetailed construction, the rectangular twin-plank top with moulded edge above front and side friezes carved with a run of lancet-shaped trefoil-filled arcading, the front with decorative iron spade-shaped escutcheon, with base moulding, 74cm wide x 54cm deep x 25cm high, (29" wide x 21" deep x 9.5" high)

Footnotes

  • V. Chinnery, Oak Furniture: The British Tradition (1993), p. 490, Fig. 4:175, illustrates a child's high chair carved to the back panel with a similar arcade and the date 1720, and attributed to Westmorland.
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