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An early 17th century Oak Cupboard

Object: Cupboard
Exact Date: 1617
 

Description: An early 17th century Oak ecclesiastical coffer with carved, panelled front decorated with geometric inlays of holly and bog oak. It was possibly used to house the altar plate and parish archives. The central door inscribed above with the name Robinson, dated 1617. 

Acc. No: 22
Item No: 189
Subject Type: Chest
Object Type: Furniture
Location: Basement
Mediums / Material: Wood/Oak, holly and bog oak parquetry
Measurements Metric: 89cmHX158cmLX70cmW
Measurements Imperial: 35"H x 62"L x 27"W
Labels and Marks: Name Michael Robinson and date 1617, sign of the Cross
 

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