Gothic Revival Library Plan Chest

England, circa 1850-1860

Oak, partially carved

Height: 83,5 cm (32.9 inch)
Width: 147 cm (57.9 inch)
Depth: 101,5 cm (40 inch) Ref No: 2146

Provenance: Sherborne School, Dorset, England

A neo-gothic mid- 19th century Library plan chest having an arrangement of eleven short and three long drawers to one side, the other side with three short drawers above gothic style linen fold panelling, centred with the carved monogram ‘HP’, further matching panelling to the sides. A stunning plan chest of good propartions and with a nice patina.


Sherborne School, an independent school in north-west Dorset, England, established in 1550. Among the ‘Old Shirburnians’ are for example the writer John Cowper Powys, the actors Jeremy Irons und Charlie Cox, Chris Martin, leadsinger of the band Coldplay as well as Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani emir of Qatar and King Mswati III. of Swaziland.