A very rare & important James I (Jacobean) carved oak credence/side table, circa 1620. An almost identical table is housed in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum London, please see the last two images of the Victoria & Albert table collection below.
The table having a frieze top and carved frieze forming a semi-circular box which is opened by lifting the lid, fitted with the original cut steel strap hinges. The carved 'blind fretwork' frieze having raised geometric devices & bosses, the table on three ring-turned tapering legs joined with a semi-circular stretcher.
The table having a couple of ancient repairs, but is in remarkable condition for a table that is 400 years old, being robust and stable and ready to grace your home. A rare & important table from the reign of the Stuart King, James I of England who also reigned as King James VI of Scotland.
42" wide X 33" tall X 20.75" deep
106.5 cm X 84 cm X 52.5 cm
[SOLD. Please inquire, as we may have similar pieces in stock.]