THE HINTON HOUSE STRONG BOX (4498821)
THE HINTON HOUSE STRONG BOX (4498821)

THE HINTON HOUSE STRONG BOX (4498821)

c. 1690 England

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An important late 17th century brass bound ebonised strongbox on a carved giltwood stand. The box richly decorated with scrolling brass strapwork and has a hinged lid and front, supported by lopers revealing an open interior with drawers and secret compartments. The stand with leaf carved edge and leaf carved frieze centred by a carved head with shell cresting, on four winged putti headed legs with volutes and fruit swags terminating in leaf carved bulbous feet.

Price: £100,000 +
The Rt. Hon. Earl Poulett, Hinton House, Somerset;
Partridge Fine Arts, London;
Private collection, Ireland.

‘Furniture History Journal’, 1980, fig. 68, a similar strong box at Ham House, Surrey.
Dimensions
Height 118.00 cm (46.46 inches)
Width 79.00 cm (31.10 inches)
Depth 43.00 cm (16.93 inches)
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