Carved slate chest of drawers Sold
Carved slate chest of drawers / Cist ddroriau llechen
A beautifully carved, miniature slate model of a chest of drawers, sitting on an elaborate plinth in excellent condition.
North Wales circa 1880
Miniature chests, bureaus and similar pieces of folk art were carved by quarrymen of North Wales. Most date from the late 19th century.
See Peoples Art by Emmanuel Cooper, Mainstream Publishing (1994)
9″ w 21⁄2″ d x 81⁄2″ h / 22.8cm w x 6.5cm d x 21.5cm h