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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    AN IRON-BOUND OAK PLANT CHEST

    16TH OR 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IRON-BOUND OAK PLANT CHEST
    16TH OR 17TH CENTURY
    With three locks
    22½ in. (57 cm.) high; 46½ in. (118 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) deep


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    The parents of Tom Burn (d.1985) bought Rous Lench Court, a 16th Century half-timbered house in 1928 and encouraged him to start a collection. Over the next fifty-seven years he formed a remarkable collection of 17th and 18th Century pottery, porcelain, furniture, textiles and works of art. Tom Burn made regular visits to Roger Warner's shop in Burford.

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    Provenance

    Tom Burn, Rous Lench Court, Evesham, Worcestershire.
    Purchased by Roger Warner at Bruton Knowles' sale on 5 June 1990.