• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    A CHARLES II OAK CHEST

    LATE 17TH CENTURY, CHESHIRE

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES II OAK CHEST
    LATE 17TH CENTURY, CHESHIRE
    With serpent-like motifs to the frieze, ebonised channels and deep-carved stylised flowers in the panels
    28½ in. (72 cm.) high; 54 in. (137 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    A chest with similar carved serpents and stylised floral motifs is illustrated in Cescinsky & Gribble, Early English Furniture and Woodwork, Vol II, London 1922, p.57, fig. 84

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage