Oak Lace Or Ruffle

Early seventeenth century. H. Clifford Smith, Esq.

can be traced in the pattern of the three vertical styles, and in the panels themselves. This chest has the appearance of being of south-eastern county origin. It is too fine in quality for the Midlands, although similar patterns were used there. Every stem and guilloche-fillet in this chest is cut with the parting tool, and both design and execution show the greatest care. It is of much higher quality than Fig. 95.

Small pieces, such as portable desks, used chiefly by the travelling illuminator of manuscripts, and lace or ruffle boxes, frequently show the work of the first half of the seventeenth century at its best. A fine example has already been illustrated in Figs. 86 and 87. Fig. 97 shows the Elizabethan strap-motive on front and sides persisting to about the second decade of the seventeenth century, and Fig. 98 has a similar kind of ornament, but in the flattened low-relief fashion of the early years of James I. It is of later type, but is probably of the same or even an earlier date than the previousBexample. It is made from fine quartered English oak, in two stages, divided by a moulding of fine

Fig. 99. INLAID OAK BOX.

Early seventeenth century.

Fig. 99. INLAID OAK BOX.

Early seventeenth century.

H. Clifford Smith, Esq.

Fig. 100. OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Middle seventeenth century.

Fig. 100. OAK COURT CUPBOARD.

Middle seventeenth century.

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