17th. Century Carved Inlaid Oak Cupboard
A good late 17th. Century Welsh Oak carved and inlaid cupboard press, the moulded top above a lunette and leaf carved frieze supported on turned baluster columns, the 3 panel top cupboard with two doors and a central lozenge, lunette and catherine wheel carved panel all within borders of holly and bog oak chevron bandings, the moulded waist above two large moulded frame 3 panel doors and the whole raised on the stiles.
Probably either Pembrokeshire or Montgomeryshire
Lit: Welsh Furniture 1250-1950, Richard Bebb: Volume I, Illus. 99 B &C, 147, 354, 572 & 573, Vol. II, 760, 769, 867 & 1377,
Oak Furniture – The British Tradition, Victor Chinnery, Fig 2;180, Diagram 2.30 B10. 4.67 base of back – carving,
Dictionary of English Furniture, Ralph Edwards, Vol. II pp. 196 & 197