27 May 1999
A NORTH EUROPEAN OAK HALL BENCH
Part 16th Century
Inset overall with linenfold panels, the rectangular back above a hinged seat enclosing a plain interior, the arms with scrolling terminals on square feet, the linenfold panels 16th Century within a later frame, restorations
59 in. (151 cm.) high; 46 in. (118 cm.) wide; 21 in. (52 cm.) deep
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A similar linen-fold hall bench appears in Arthur Byne and Mildred Stapley, Spanish interiors and furniture, New York, 1969, plate 231. In the upper hall in the home of the Conde de las Almenas, Torrelodones, Madrid.
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