A pretty and good quality Jacobean style oak Monk’s Bench, having a fold-over top with scratch carved decoration raised on carved lion supports, above a box seat base with lift-up lid and carved linenfold decoration.
Bear’s maker’s label for L. Marcus Ltd, Beatty Rd, London.
Height (overall, as seat) 39″ (99cm) Height (overall, as table) 30″ (76cm) Width 42″ (107cm) Depth 18″ (46cm)
Condition and Details of Restoration:
This item is in sound structural condition. The polish has been revived, by our own craftsmen, by hand in the traditional manner. There are minor old marks underneath the polish; we feel the photographs are representative.