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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 341

    AN ENGLISH IRON-BOUND AND LEATHER MUNIMENT CHEST

    LATE 15TH EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH IRON-BOUND AND LEATHER MUNIMENT CHEST
    LATE 15TH EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    With domed lid, central lock flanked by further hasps and with side carrying handles
    16 in. (41 cm.) high; 25 in (64 cm.) wide; 14½. in. (37 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    A similar chest presented to Lincoln's Inn in 1549 is illustrated in Fred Roe A History of Oak Furniture, London, 1920, plate xx