Mahogany, ebony, rosewood, hornbeam, holly, laburnum.
17.5 x 40.5 x 26.5 cm
Place of origin
Moreton in MarshOrder this image
Wallington, Northumberland (Accredited Museum)
An ebony and mahogany workbox casket, English, made in 1982 by Oliver Morel. There are rosewood panels at one end and holly and hornbeam within, two drawers and sliding trays in laburnum.
Presented to Wallington Hall by Oliver Morel of Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucesterhire in August 1983. The Macassar Ebony was given to him by Sir George Trevelyan, who had obtained it from the Chalford workshop of Peter Waals.
Makers and roles
Morel, Oliver, carpenter