Oak Chest by Unknown Artist

A massive chest formed of planks pegged together and fastened with pieces of iron.

Details

Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
220 x 63 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £500)
Acquired in:
1948

Front carved with figures, a representation of the Fall. Side panels carved in style like French 'flamboyant, comparable to Scottish stonework of same period.

Provenance

From Coningsby Hall, County Durham.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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