Elizabethan Medical Box by Unknown Artist

Rounded parquetry lid, body w/ parquetry bans in 'Nonsuch Style'.

Details

Medium:
Oak with bog oak and holly parquetry decoration
Dimensions:
22 x 28 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,750 ( Total: £15,000)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Julian Homer (through Christie's)

Hinged lid, underside lined armorial lining paper & silk braids latticed w/ brass tacks. 15 compartments various sizes, 3 boxwood containers. 9 drawers w/ silk pull handles. 4 ball feet.

Provenance

Colonel & Mrs Graham Rees-Mogg 1926-1948; Brunell's auctioneers; Julian Homer, 1980.

Venue details

Shakespeare's Family Homes The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON Warwickshire CV37 6QW 01789 204 016 www.shakespeare.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £26.25)

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