NICHOLAS HARRISON ANTIQUES
OAK & CHESTNUT TABLE CABINET
England, Circa 1580 - 1600
Rare Elizabeth I oak, walnut & chestnut table cabinet, with a hinged top enclosing a well. Above a frieze of geometric mouldings, the lockable fall-front reveals a configuration of seven internal drawers with secret compartments to the back of the drawers.
Literature: For a comparable inlaid table cabinet, dated 1570, see the collection at Melford Hall, Suffolk (NT926575) and illustrated Ralph Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture (1986), Vol. I, p. 101, fig. 4.
PLACE OF ORIGIN
1580 - 1600
W 18 7/8" x H 16 15/16" x D 13 3/8"