A rare Elizabeth I oak court cupboard Circa 1570-90, probably originally with canopy,
Lot 790
A rare Elizabeth I oak court cupboard, circa 1570-90 Originally with integral canopy
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,630) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
25 Apr 2013 10:00 BST

Auction 21122
A rare Elizabeth I oak court cupboard Circa 1570-90, probably originally with canopy,
Lot Details
A rare Elizabeth I oak court cupboard, circa 1570-90
Originally with integral canopy
Having a castellated, geometric carved and punch-decorated cornice, above a conforming decorated frieze, raised on twin baluster-turned end-columns enclosing a pair of plain panelled cupboard doors centred by a slender fixed panel, above a similar cupboard door, flanked to either side by plain panels, raised on extended stile supports, 122.5cm wide x 52cm deep x 131.5cm high, (48" wide x 20" deep x 51.5" high)

Footnotes

  • Almost certainly originally with a canopy superstructure; indicated by a pair of holes through the front top board, one above each end-column together with rear stiles rising through the back board.

    An Elizabethan cupboard, originally with an integral canopy, sold in these rooms, The Beedham Collection, May 2012, lot 253, (£26,250).
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