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Mural cupboard


A late seventeenth-century oak mural cupboard; the rectangular multi-boarded top edged with a moulded cornice carved with dentils; the upper compartment with panels of spindles to side and front, the front with conforming central door; the lower compartment enclosed with panels inlaid with diamond to the front and interlace to the sides and with conforming central door; the entire framework inlaid with zig-zag parquetry bands above a deep base moulding; English, Yorkshire, about 1680; hinges and one backboard replaced.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1959-2

  • Date

    c. 1680

  • Material

    wood oak

  • Measurements

  • Width

    104 cm 41 ins

  • Height

    79.5 cm 31.25 ins

  • Place made

    United Kingdom - England - Yorkshire

  • Location

    Hall's Croft - Back hall

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust