Counter - (Furniture) Glossary of Antique Terms C

Counter - (Furniture) Table or chest, the top of which was designed with spaces and symbols as aids in the counting of money. The counter dates from the Middle Ages and was popular till the end of the sixteenth century. Court Cupboard A term used in the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods for a side-board for the display of plate and for vessels in use during meals.


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