A rare late C17th carved oak enclosed chest. The top section with two short and one long drawer disguised with unusual carving featuring dental mouldings, pierced scrolls, geometric mouldings, carved masks and raised tapering pilasters with lozenges. The base section, with two doors enclosing a set of drawers. The door fronts with further carved geometric panels and lozenges. On stile feet. Very genuine and rare to find. For related carving see the great screen in Audley End house. Flemish. Circa 1680.
50.5" wide x 24.5" deep x 49.5" high