court cupboard


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court cupboard

n
(Furniture) a wooden stand with two or three tiers, used in the 16th and 17th centuries to display pewter, silver, etc
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| Court cupboard, buffet and refectory tables: All have been affected negatively by domestic change and available space.
Showing for the first time will be Mayflower Antiques from Bewdley, specialising in early English and Continental furniture, silver and collector's items including a highly decorative pair of Italian limeswood candlesticks and an imposing oak court cupboard from the reign of Charles II.
He said the "buffet" kind of court cupboard was not attracting buyers, and refectory tables often showed price weakness.