Oak Court Cupboard

Middle seventeenth century. C. II. 1?. Kinderman, Ksq.

English Furniture

Fig. 102. OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Fig. 102. OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Fig. 103. OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Date about 1660-70. Messrs. Gregory and Co.

Fig. 103. OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Date about 1660-70. Messrs. Gregory and Co.

section, with free versions of the carved triglyph below. The lock is a later addition. Fig. 99 is difficult to date, although it is undoubtedly from the first half of the seventeenth century. It is veneered, with the motto, " Sic transit gloria mundi," inlaid in the central band.

The Welsh type of court-cupboard is almost a dresser in form, usually in three stages. The name " tridarn " has been coined to describe these " three-deckers." The

Fig- 104-OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Date about 1660-70. Messrs. Gregory and Co.

Fig- 104-OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Date about 1660-70. Messrs. Gregory and Co.

Fig. 105. OAK COURT CUPBOARD

Date about 1660—70.

Fig. 105. OAK COURT CUPBOARD

Date about 1660—70.

  1. Gregory and Co.
  2. 106. OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Date about 1680-90. 76

Messrs. Robersons.

English Furniture 1680

1 Jiiao balusters of these Welsh cupboards,—which include those from western Cheshire and Shropshire,- -are nearly always plain-turned, without carving, and of slender proportions. The decoration is usually in the form of flutes, connected by surrounding incising, as in Fig. 100, or a foliated arching, in low relief, as in Fig. 101. The construction is

Fig. 107 OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

generally not so finished as in the Home County or the East Anglian types, the doors either mere slabs of wood as in the first, or coarsely framed in panels, as in the second of the examples illustrated here. It is a general rule, but by no means an infallible guide, that the cruder the workmanship, the farther from the border on the Welsh side does the piece originate. Radnor and Denbigh occupied a very high place in the history of English woodwork in the fifteenth century, but this former glory had entirely departed in the seventeenth. The inlaid types of these Welsh three-tier standing cupboards, such as Fig. 102, are usually of finer character, but of considerably later date. Thus

Fig. 108. OAK BUFFET.

4 ft. 4 ins. wide over top, i ft. Gi ins. deep over top, 2 ft o£ in. height of upper part, 4 ft. 2i ins. total height.

Date about 1620-30. Cecil Millar, Esq.

Fig. 108. OAK BUFFET.

4 ft. 4 ins. wide over top, i ft. Gi ins. deep over top, 2 ft o£ in. height of upper part, 4 ft. 2i ins. total height.

Date about 1620-30. Cecil Millar, Esq.

this example is not earlier than about 1680, and may be some ten to fifteen years later. The chequered inlay is more pronounced, and with greater contrast of woods, than in the earlier inlaid specimens. It may be remarked, however, that the former fine traditions regarding the selection and cutting of the oak still persisted. It is rare, even in the crudest examples, to find other than selected quartered oak used in their manufacture.

Dutch Oak Buffet

Fig. 109. OAK BUFFET.

Date about 1640-5. Messrs. Gregory and Co.

Fig. 109. OAK BUFFET.

Date about 1640-5. Messrs. Gregory and Co.

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