circa 1610 - 1620
58 cm (H); 90 cm (W); 48 cm (D)
Place of origin
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Gunby Hall Estate, Lincolnshire
A carved oak chest, Dutch, early 17th century. With a faceted hinged lid above a carved panel front depiction King Solomon leading prayers, flanked by figural pilasters above lion's masks, plinth base. The panel carved in the round with 'DE KONICK SALAMON SPRACK GEBET DISER DAT KIND BENDICK DAN DE IS SIN MOD' With iron handles to the sides, paper label inside inscribed 'E.L.L.'
Gifted to the National Trust by Field Marshal Sir Archibald and Lady Montgomery Massingberd in 1944.
Marks and inscriptions
DE KONICK SALAMON SPRACK GEBET DISER DAT KIND BENDICK DAN DE IS SIN MOD (carved on frame) / E.L.L. (on paper label inside chest)