London, South Kensington
14 November 2001
AN OAK FREE STANDING FOOD CUPBOARD, ENGLISH, MID 17TH CENTURY
enclosed by a later door, with a moulded top and panelled sides pierced with air holes, the twin panelled reverse similarly pierced, the front profusely carved with geometrical motifs and gouged detail, the decoration on the panel adjacent to the door also of a later date, on baluster and block legs joined by square section stretchers -- 29½in. (75cm.) wide, 26in. (66cm.) high, 20in. (51cm.) deep
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A similar but larger enclosed cupboard is illustrated in Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture, The British Tradition, Woodbridge, 1979, p.294, fig.3.177.
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