tridarn

tridarn

(ˈtriːˌdɑːn)
n
(Furniture) Welsh a 17th-century sideboard with three levels
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Daeth galwad ffon i'w swyddfa ym Mae Colwyn un diwrnod gan rhywun oedd eisiau gwerthu hen gwpwrdd tridarn Cymreig.
Mae'r dyddiad 1555 ar flaen hwnnw'n gamarweiniol, oherwydd ni ddechreuwyd gwneud cypyrddau tridarn tan y 1650au.
Their development here has been linked to that of the court cupboard and the cwpwrdd deuddarn and tridarn.
Spoons were also sometimes displayed atop the cwpwrdd tridarn, which the glossary explains is a 'three-part press cupboard, the top part left unenclosed'.
DURING a recent auction at Jones & Llewelyn Auctioneers in Llandeilo, a Tridarn (Welsh three-piece sideboard) sold for pounds 6,000.
We are very fortunate to have a Welsh Oak Tridarn (a cupboard with a canopied upper section for display) dated 1769, in our next auction on Saturday, May 15," explains Michael Jones, owner of Jones and Llewelyn Auctioneers "Traditionally made in North Wales, this tridarn has travelled all over the UK during its long life, and has finally come back to Wales.
There are a number of 18th century oak coffer bachs and a superb Tridarn estimated at pounds 2500 to pounds 3000.
The study of inventories taken for probate purposes in the 17th century is another fascinating section of the volume which closes with the "golden age" and the emergence of the distinctive cwpwrdd deuddarn and cwpwrdd tridarn, precursors of the ubiquitous "Welsh dresser".
All over the ceiling were wreaths of wild roses, tied with fluttering green ribbons, and if she opened the bottom of the Welsh tridarn but, of course, she never would softly, softly, so as not to waken Sh--n, there might be peppermints there on a little silver dish, and in the bottom of the cupboard a slight smell of camphor.
A set of eight Regency mahogany dining chairs should make pounds 500-pounds 700 but the late 18th-century Welsh oak tridarn with a later moulded cornice and slatted sides is more local in this Wales and West Country sale on Monday in Bonhams Bath, calling for interest of pounds 1,500-pounds 2,500.
Among furniture is an early 18th-century Welsh oak tridarn, (pounds 2,000-pounds 4,000) and a mid 18th-century early George III mahogany writing table, (pounds 5,000-pounds 8,000).
An early 18th-century Welsh oak tridarn or cupboard carved with the initials RWK dating from 1723 from Mostyn is thought to be worth up to pounds 4,000.