17th Century Charles II Carved Oak Writing Box or Desk Box, Circa 1670 England.

GBP 2,250.00

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Object Description

A Rare 17th-Century Charles II Carved Oak Writing or Desk Box, Circa 1660. England.

The box opens on the original butterfly hinges to reveal a fitted interior of three oak-lined drawers.

The deep carving to the frieze is very much in the Westmorland and the Lake District style of the seventeenth century adorned with elaborate interlaced foliage, symbols and initialled to the centre ‘MW’.

It should be noted that the box has the most wonderful depth of carving, colour and patinated surfaces.

Object Condition

Good. Wear consistent with age and use.

Object Details

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Buscot Manor

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