London, South Kensington
15 September 1999
A Dutch oak beguine cupboard, early 19th century
the moulded cornice and channelled frieze above two cupboard doors each with twin rosette carving, the top door carved with the initials IHS and MAR, the lower door with ANA and a floral rosette between fluted uprights, on conforming stile feet -- 35in. (89cm.) wide See Illustration
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The Beguine movement ran from the second half of the 18th century through to the 19th century when many of this type of cupboard were made.
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