Oak with deal backing, decorated with marquetry inlay.

Signed and dated 'Jos Butler, 1814' in marquetry on a secret door inside the left-hand cupboard. The centre panel inset with an eight-day movement clock by Thomas Joyce (1793-1861) of Whitchurch.


Salmon family in Church Farm, Waverton, near Chester. Beeston Castle sale at Sothebys 1980.


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