A 16th Century Flamboyant Gothic Cupboard.

GBP 12,500.00

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Object Description

A 16th century flamboyant gothic carved oak cupboard circa 1500, possibly German or Flandres.
The cupboard consists of two small cupboards over two drawers and a larger bottom cupboard. All of the doors have working iron sliding locks complete with a key. The whole front fascade of the cupboard is heavily decorated with flamboyant gothic carving, flamboyant taken from the French meaning of “flaming” ,which refers to a style of late gothic architecture seen in the whole of europe from the late 14th century to the mid 16th century.
The three doors and the four vented fret-work panels are decorated with helmets and shields, between the top two doors is a gothic niche with a boxwood saint, which is possibly saint barbara the patron saint of armourers.
The interior of the cupboard has a shelved interior, all of the shelver are removable.
The cupboard does have later restorations and alterations which is to be expected with pieces of this age.
Overall the cupboard is in fantastic condition and has a lovely colour with a superb patina.

Object Condition

Excellent condition.

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