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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 364

    AN ENGLISH OAK CRADLE

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH OAK CRADLE
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    The geometrically moulded sides carved with serpent like creature and centred with a face and with chequer border below
    30½in. (80cm.) high; 36in. (92cm.) long; 17in. (43cm.) wide


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    Literature

    Macquoid & Edwards The Dictionary of English Furniture, 1954 edition, Page 151, Figure 7
    O.Brackett An Encyclopaedia of English Furniture, London, 1927, p.67
    O.Brackett ''Mr Thursby-Pelham's Collection of English Furniture'' Country Life, 3 March 1923, fig.5