Category: Coffer / Chests
Dimensions: Width 123cm (48 1/2 inches) Depth 55cm (21 3/4 inches) Height 82cm (32 1/4 inches)
Date: Early 18th Century 1700 - 1730
Date Description: Antique Oak Panelled Chest
Country of Origin: England
Dealer Reference: T769
Keywords: OakChest18th century

Description

A handsome early 18th century Dower Chest. The fielded panels and pegged construction is typical of the period. The plank top is held on iron hinges, and opens onto the main storage area, which contains a "herb" box to the left hand side (herbs for keeping fresh the stored items). Below are 2 useful drawers, finished with decorative moulding. A warm colour and original surface makes this chest a lovely example of the Age of Oak. 

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Prichard Antiques

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Prichard Antiques
16 High Street
Winchcombe
Gloucestershire
England
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