1660 - 1690
Oak, bone, mother of pearl, snakewood, rosewood, sycamore and iron hinges/escutcheons
129 x 118 x 67 cm
Place of origin
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Benthall Hall, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
A large oak and inlaid chest, English, late 17th century, profusely inlaid with bone, mother of pearl and sycamore and with rosewood and snakewood veneer to the raised panels, having a frieze drawer, a deep centre drawer and three plain drawers enclosed by the pair of cupboard doors, all with bird, rosette and Roman bust detail in geometric patterns, in two sections, on later bun feet.
Bequeathed to the National Trust in the will of Miss Phoebe Waterfield. Accepted for ownership by The National Trust in 1976 following the death of Miss Phoebe Waterfield in April 1976