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- A good, early-18th century, oak chest of drawers
A good, early-18th century, oak chest of drawers
The plank top in three sections, faced with a moulded edge. The frieze with two short drawers above three long drawers all with replaced brasses and escutcheons. One drawer bearing a label 'MARY INGRAM 1786' The sides panelled. Standing on bracket feet. Good original colour and patina. English, first quarter of the 18th century.
By repute, this chest of drawers was originally owned by Bishop Thomas Ken (1637-1711), author of the hymn 'Awake my Soul' and Chaplain to Princess Mary.
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