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A William and Mary Walnut Chest on Stand
England, circa 1695

A magnificent William & Mary walnut chest on stand of good colour and excellent patination. The lid inlaid with an oval pattern top with chevron stringing with quartering. On a barley twist base with crossbanded stretchers and bun feet. With original gilt brass handles and escutcheons.

The interior lined with red silk damask.

This type of chest on stand was referred to as a ‘lace chest’ as it was used for the storage of silk, which was a highly expensive item that was stored in a piece of prominence.

Height 76.00cm (29.92 inches)
Width 95.00cm (37.40 inches)
Depth 61.00cm (24.02 inches)


Reference - AD.131