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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  

    Estimate

    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