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A WONDERFUL LATE 17TH CENTURY CARVED AND POLYCHROMED LIMEWOOD SCULPTURE OF A LION PASSANT.

a three dimensional sculpture of a noble family crest- the lion passant is atop a cap of maintenance- a heraldic device which is a velvet hat with turned up sides made of ermine, worn by nobles in ceremonial events. CIRCA 1690.
THE TAIL HAS BEEN REFIXED AT SOME STAGE.


STOCK NO 1608.


Dimensions:
Height: 14.5 inches (36.8 cms)
Width: 13.5 inches (34.3 cms)

£3,950

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