A Housekeeper's Cupboard by Joseph Butler

Oak with deal backing, decorated with marquetry inlay.

Details

Medium:
Oak Dimensions: 206 x 221 cm
Art Fund grant:
£725 ( Total: £2,900)
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
Farmhouse Antiques, Chester

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.

Provenance

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

Venue details

Grosvenor Museum 27 Grosvenor Street, CHESTER Cheshire CH1 2DD 01244 972 197 www.cheshirewestmuseums.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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