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Rare Welsh Oak Wall-hanging Cupboard, Circa 1700


£2,200 | $3,067 USD | €2,544 EUR
Item Number: SA267575
Date of manufacture: 1700
Current Status: For sale
Seller: WelshAntiques
This antique has been viewed 32 times in the past month with the most views from France.


This is a very rare type of wall-hanging food cupboard, from the north of Wales. Such cupboards were placed near to the warmth of the hearth, with the fretted panels designed to allow the air to circulate but to keep unwanted intruders at bay!
Although essentially utilitarian articles, the production of foodstuffs was a prestigious activity and this cupboard is an attractive and decorative piece of furniture. The fretted slats in the front are individually cut and of a dramatic design.
As is often the case, the cornice, hinges, backboards, baseboards and internal shelf have been replaced at some point in the past.
This useful and unusual cupboard is illustrated in Volume 2 of "Welsh Furniture 1250-190" as plate 801
Width: 46 inches (48 across cornice); 117 cms (122)
Depth: 19.75 inches (21 across cornice); 50 cms (53.5)
Height: 27.5 inches; 70 cms
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1700.


Height = 70 cm (27.6")
Width = 122 cm (48.0")
Depth = 53.5 cm (21.1")

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Castle Mill
SA17 5AJ
United Kingdom

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