1650 - 1699
Sycamore, silk and brass
270 x 385 x 268 mm
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
A north European oyster-veneered table cabinet of rectangular form, the hinged cover inlaid with sycamore in an interlacing pattern of circles, above a frieze flap with gilt brass escutcheons, the interior later fitted and a later added plinth. Two nailed on hinges top lid. Drop down front conceals a drawer lid which covers a padded green silk lined compartment. Damage to lid side edge. Dates from late 17th century and later.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.