• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 212

    A COMMONWEALTH PAINTED OAK CHEST

    MID-17TH CENTURY, DORSET

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COMMONWEALTH PAINTED OAK CHEST
    MID-17TH CENTURY, DORSET
    With geometrical leaf and tulip polychrome pattern to the triple-panel front, initialled ' IL '
    26½ in. (67 cm.) high; 45 in. (115 cm.) wide; 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep


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    For a similar example see Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture, The British Tradition, Woodbridge, 1979, p. 136, plate 8.

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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 29 October 2008, lot 268.