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    Sale 5929

    The Sunday Sale - Property of the Late Monty Lewis, removed from Hyver Manor & Property of the Late Dr. William Lindsaygordon

    29 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    A CHARLES I OAK CHEST

    POSSIBLY WELSH, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHARLES I OAK CHEST
    Possibly Welsh, early 17th century
    The hinged rectangular top above a carved front decorated with two stylized birds and gouged edges
    22 in. (56 cm.) high; 41 in. (104 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) deep


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    The unusual carved stylised birds may refer to the motif of a pelican piercing its breast to feed its young, and is an attribute of piety and charity.

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