cupboard, court

furniture maker: unknown;  marriage piece by: William Johnston (Australian, b.1911, d.1986); 

circa 1760
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Description
court cupboard, moulded cornice above two arched panelled doors, each enclosing shelves, below three short drawers and two long drawers on scrolled bracket feet. two doored cupboard above five drawers, the doors featuring fielded panels arcaded panel.surmounted with ogee motifs and the drawers (two narrow flanking one wide above two wide deep) with cast brass bail handles. Across the top of the doors and beneath the moulded pediment is a frieze of naive inlay possibly including bog oak and a fruit wood. The cupboard section is fitted with a single shelf and the whole sits upon shaped bracket feet.
Maker and role
furniture maker: unknown
marriage piece by: William Johnston (Australian, b.1911, d.1986)
Production place
England
Melbourne
Production date
circa 1760
Pre 1986
Media description
Oak, brass
Measurements
1485 x 1347 x 462 mm
Measurement details
height: 1485mm
width: 1347mm
depth: 462mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0012

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