High Chests

A Spanish Brass, Iron and Bone Mounted and Parcel Gilt Walnut Vargueno on Stand
17th Century

The rectangular case fitted with a hasp lock, the pierced escutcheon with two rampant lions and scrollwork centering geometric fabric lined fretwork motifs, the side panels fitted with two locking mechanisms, the fall opening to an arrangement of drawers with shell pulls within arched recesses and flanked by freestanding columns, the middle range of drawers and doors fronted by broken pediments; the stand with bearded mask supports, the spiral carved columnar legs joined by a double arched stretcher, on molded plinths.

Height 55 1/2 in. Width 41 1/4 in. Depth 18 1/4 in.

Inventory Number: Cab42