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Object of the Week – James I Oak Court Cupboard

Object of the Week – James I Oak Court Cupboard

English, Yorkshire
c.1620
H: 53in   W: 61in   D: 21.5in

A fine piece of early 17th century furniture, displaying all the skills of the joiner and carver, and consisting of a two-plank top, above a projecting frieze, with guilloche and flower-head carving, with turned boxwood pendants at the corners. The recessed upper section, with holly and boxwood chevron inlay, has a sophisticated carved geometric design to the doors and panels. The lower section, with a pair of doors, divided into three panels, the upper panels with a band of carving of stylised leaves, set within arches, and contained within a run-moulded frame.

Early Oak at Wysdom Hall
No. 115 High Street (East)
Burford
Oxfordshire
OX18 4RG

+44 (0)1993 822555
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www.wysdomhall.co.uk

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