A rare, small, mid-17th century oak court cupboard
A rare, small, mid-17th century oak court cupboard

A rare, small, mid-17th century oak court cupboard

1650 to 1675 England

Offered by Lucy Johnson

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The plank top in two sections and faced with a solid moulded edge. The frieze crisply carved with lunette decoration. The top shelves are supported by bold column turnings. The back supports straight. The shelves made from two pieces. Excellent original colour and patina. Repairs & restorations

Literature :
Plate, Court & Livery Cupboards, Country Life, 26th December 1947, 26th December 1947, p. 1309, figure 6, (R W Symonds)
The Renaming of Old English Furniture, The Antique Collector, Sugust 1948, p 127, fig 2 (R W Symonds)
Furniture Making in 17th & 18th Century England, 1955, p 22, pl27 & 28 (R W Symonds)

Auction
Christies, South Kensington, 12th July, 2005 lot 416, ex Moller Collection, small court cupboard with replaced top sold for £ 9,600 (Width 4ft., 2.5 in., 133 cm., Height 3ft., 6in. 107 cm., Depth 1ft., 6 in., 46 cm.,)
Dimensions
Height 100.00 cm (39.37 inches)
Width 115.00 cm (45.28 inches)
Depth 43.00 cm (16.93 inches)
Medium
Oak
Lucy Johnson

Lucy Johnson
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