John Nethercott and Co.
oak, iron and linseed oil paint
840 x 1245 x 500 mm
Place of origin
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Tudor Merchants House, Pembrokeshire
Chest. An oak Mid-Wales 'hybrid' style chest. Locakable this chest was designed to contain the hig table tablewares. Decorated with a carved front panel of flowers, roundels and seeding, scratch moulded front styles with club feet, and roundel carvings on the the lid. Complete with a working internal lock with key (there is no visible lockplate to the front. Finished in red linseed oil paint. This piece is based on two existing early 16th century chests of simialr type (one in a private collection ina Radnorshire house).
This piece was made by John Nethercott and Co, Discoed, Powys in 2011. The furniture and fittings were commissioned especially for the Tudor Merchant’s House by Dr Charles Kightly.
Makers and roles
John Nethercott and Co., furniture maker