CHESTS / COFFERS - THE TOP CARVED WITH AN OVAL KNULL CARVED CENTRE WITH A CROWNED TOP FLANKED BY FEB 3 AND THE FOUR CORNERS DATED CLOCKWISE 1608, WITH CENTRAL HAMMER AND S DECORATION. THE FRONT WITH A HEAVY IRON LOCK AND HASP, THE KEY PLATE WITH A SECRET RELEASING MECH
In the 17th century, meals were never had without a tablecloth. Its quality, the pattern and the visible folds were indicative of the wealth and status of the family. These folds were made by the linen press, which had a prominent place in the 17th-century household.
LATE ELIZABETHAN CARVED OAK JOINT STOOL. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1590. THE ORIGINAL PLANKED TOP ABOVE A CARVED FRIEZE WITH INTERLACED C SCROLLS, STANDING ON HEAVY ANCANTHUS CARVED CUP AND COVER LEGS JOINED BY STRETCHERS. 18.5" WIDE X 21" HIGH X 10.5"
MID 17TH CENTURY OAK TRESTLE ENDED OCCASIONAL GATELEG TABLE. CIRCA 1650. THE ONE INCH THICK TOP WITH ORIGINAL HINGES, STANDING ON SHAPED TRESTLE SUPPORTS AND GATES. LOVELY COLOUR AND PATINATION. 12" WIDE X 31" DEEP X 28" HIGH WHEN CLOSED. 36.5" WIDE WHEN OPEN.