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Desk box


A late 17th century oak desk box; the plain two-plank slope lid hinged at the top; front plank carved with overlapping lunettes and the sides with large diamonds centred with flower heads; the interior fitted with two drawers; English, c.1670; lid with associated lock, hasp and pine bottom.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT HH15

  • Date

    c. 1670

  • Material

    wood oak pine

  • Measurements

  • Width

    635 mm

  • Height

    340 mm

  • Location

    Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Bedchamber 2

  • Credit line

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