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A LANCASHIRE OAK PRESS CUPBOARD
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more Lots 116 and 117 have their origin in the region of Lancashire known as the Trough of Bowland. Characteristically they have a distinctive and fine low relief and tightly curled style of carving. Dated examples range from the 1660’s to the middle of the 18th Century, the majority falling towards the end of this range. A cupboard with similar carving is illustrated in Victor Chinnery Oak Furniture, The British Tradition, Woodbridge 1979, page 486, fig. 4. p. 168. A further example was sold Christie’s South Kensington, Oak and Country Furniture sale, 12 July 2005, lot 410.
A LANCASHIRE OAK PRESS CUPBOARD

1704, THE TROUGH OF BOWLAND

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A LANCASHIRE OAK PRESS CUPBOARD
1704, THE TROUGH OF BOWLAND
Carved with initials and date LBE 1704, the cornice later
69 in. (175 cm.) high; 51½ in. (131 cm.) wide; 19¾ in. (50 cm.)
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