A collection of 28 pieces of furniture ranging from a mahogany and rosewood mirror to panelled chests.

Of particular interest are the Montgomeryshire oak dresser displaying typical regional features such as the open pot-board with ogee arches and the long-case clock by Samuel Roberts in an oak case decorated with an inlaid star motif to the door and cross-banded embellishments to the hood.


Collection formed in 1880s by W Scott Owen of Defrigwifed mansion, Tregynon, Powys; by descent. 17 items have been on loand to the Museum of Welsh Life since 1954.

St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF5 6XB
029 2057 3500

Opening times

Daily 10am – 5pm Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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