SALES ARCHIVE

A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.

PANEL 1- DEPICTS A SOLITARY STAG WITH CHRIST IN THE ANTLERS. THE FACT THAT DEER SHED THEIR ANTLERS AND THEN THEY RE-GROW ADDS TO THE REGENERATION AND RENEWEL OF CHRIST. PANEL 2 - DEPICTS A FALCONER ON HORSEBACK WITH HIS HAWK. PICTURES OF HAWKING WAS THE SPORT OF THE NOBILITY, IT ILLUSTRATES THE MONTH OF MAY IN THE BOOK OF HOURS UNDER LABOURS OF THE MONTH. PANEL 3 -THIS BEAUTIFUL YET STRANGE PANEL SHOWS THE LION DEVOURING A DOG ,WITH A MUSICIAN STANDING ABOVE PLAYING A REBEC AND THE SUN OR MOON ON THE RIGHT. THE LION KING OF BEASTS CAN SOMETIMES REPRESENT CHRIST, SO A POSSIBLE EXPLANATION COULD MEAN GOOD DEVOURING EVIL? A VERY INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL SET OF PANELS.
10" WIDE X 16" HIGH.
STOCK NO 956.


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A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.
A FACINATING SET OF THREE MID 16TH CENTURY WALNUT CARVED PANELS. CIRCA 1550.