• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 198

    A GLOUCESTERSHIRE OAK CHEST

    MID 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GLOUCESTERSHIRE OAK CHEST
    MID 17TH CENTURY
    The front profusely carved with floral-filled lozenges flanking an arcade, below a chain-linked motif
    32 in. (81 cm.) high; 54 in. (138cm.) wide; 23 in. (58 cm.) deep


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    All the motifs on this chest appear on examples from the Gloucestershire region, as illustrated in Oak furniture from Gloucestershire and Somerset, Temple Newsam (Leeds) Exhibition booklet, 1976 and Victor Chinnery Oak Furniture, The British Tradition, Woodbridge, 1979, pg 456-459

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage