Rocking cradle, with hinged slatted lid

Made:
1601-1850 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Cradle, rocking, with slatted lid, oak, unsigned, Europe, 1601-1850. There is a demi-floral carving at each end. On one side is a carving of two branches with leaves and flowers (roses?) and on the other a cruder carving of two branches, one of cherries and the other of oak ( both with leaves and fruits) placed in the same vessel.

Details

Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Object Number:
A602155
Materials:
hinges, iron and oak
type:
cradle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • furniture
  • bed - furniture