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Dutch oak clothes press


A mid 17th-century Dutch oak clothes press; the heavy moulded cornice above a frieze carved with nulling centred and flanked by carved lion masks and supported on three fluted doric pilasters, the centre one mounted on one of a pair of three-panelled doors, the panels heavily moulded and with moulded framework; the base carved with rectangular lozenges and lunettes; the sides also panelled and moulded; Dutch, about 1650; base mouldings and feet now missing; interior fittings possibly removed.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 162

  • Date

    c. 1650

  • Material

    wood oak

  • Measurements

  • Width

    1.55 metres

  • Height

    1.89 metres

  • Credit line

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