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27 March 2019

Fine Furniture, Carpets, Ceramics and Works of Art

Lot 20

A Tudor panelled oak chest

Estimate £800 - £1200 + fees

Sold Price £750

A Tudor panelled oak chest, second half 16th century, the panelled and hinged lid and with incised title 'AELST PASTOR', with iron lock plate and iron lock securing the lid, the linenfold carved four panelled front above stile feet, 67cm high, 126cm wide, 55cm deep

For examples of similar 16th century coffers incorporating linenfold decoration see Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture: The British Tradition, Antique Collectors Club, 1979, page 420, figure 4:19, and page 421, figure 4:20.


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