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16th century english oak coffer on paw sledge feet

(January 23, 2013)

tudor anglo-italian

16th century anglo italian oak chest on paw sledge  feet .

Circa 1540.

The three moulded panel front with a mastic composition inlay ,this is the earliest form of inlay and is mentioned in oak furniture the british tradition by victor chinnery page 197 figure 2:220.

Also a chest with mastic inlay and also on sledge feet sold as lot number 74 at sothebys the clive sherwood collection 22 may 2002  and sold for £7790.

This english chest has an  italian feel based on the construction of a cassone,the sledge feet with a gothic arch and paw feet.

It has a later elm top ,two of the base boards are also later and the top of the hinges have been repaired.

Please email for more images as this is an unusual english tudor chest and a rare survivor.

Dimensions are : 48" wide,20" deep and 26.5" high.

Good colour with a good original surface

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