24 April 1997
AN OAK TABLE
Lake District, mid-17th Century
The rectangular top with gouge-carved edging, above a triangular cupboard with moulded side panels and a narrow door with moulded channels, on turned supports and block feet joined by square section stretchers, all channelled, branded 'M' within the cupboard, two feet replaced, part of one hinge renewed
24 in. (60 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) high; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep
Acquired from Elaine Phillips in the 1980s
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S.W. Wolsey and R.W.P. Luff, Furniture in England, the Age of the Joiner London, 1968, illustrates a closely related table figs. 70 and 71, as well as a table with a similar narrow door as fig. 64.
There have been restorations and the top is possibly associated.
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