• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 361

    A LARGE GERMAN IRON-BOUND OAK CHEST

    16TH CENTURY, WESTPHALIAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE GERMAN IRON-BOUND OAK CHEST
    16TH CENTURY, WESTPHALIAN
    Standing high and with carved interlaced foliage in arched recesses to the front legs, the iron strapwork with pierced foliate terminals, the lock concave-sided
    41 in. (104 cm.) high; 80½ in. (204 cm.) wide; 27½ in. (70 cm.) deep


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    A similar chest in Heidelberg, Kurpfalziches Museum, is illustrated in Kreisel & Himmelheber Die Kunst des deutschen Mobels, 1968, Vol I, fig 46

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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


    Provenance

    Horsham Museum, West Sussex, according to small label to underside


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