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18TH CENTURY, DOCUMENTED, CARVED BOARDED OAK CHEST

Gower, Glamorgan, Wales, 1706

£2850

Featuring a one-piece top with chip-carved ends and moulded front edge, the top with a central flower flanked by initials 'IE' and the date 1706, the front frieze shallow carved with radiating flower motifs, the sides descending to V-shaped cut-away supports.


This exact chest can be found in the stated book below and is a fine example of carving from the Gower peninsula.


R. Bebb, Welsh Furniture 1250 - 1950: A Cultural History of Craftsmanship and Design, Volume One, Saer Books., 2007, p. 295.

PLACE OF ORIGIN

Gower, Glamorgan, Wales

DATE

1706

DIMENSIONS

W 43 1/2" x H 20 1/16" x D 12 5/8"
NH146
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