SALES ARCHIVE

A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.

THE SHIELD CENTER WITH THIRTEEN QUATERINGS AS FOLLOWS-. HANMER. (ARGENT) TWO LIONS PASSANT GUARDANT. 2. TEWDR. 3. A LIONS GAMB GULES. 4. A BOAR PASSANT. 5. JONAS AP GRONWY. 6. EDWIN AP GRONWY. 7. MAN. 8. SALTER. 9.A LION RAMPANT WITHIN A TRESSURE FLEURY. 10. RHIRID FOEL. 11. ON A CHEVRON ENGRAVED BETWEEN THREE BOARS HEADS A CHEVRON. 12. ON A CHEVRON BETWEEN THREE BOARS HEADS A CHEVRON. 13. TWO FISH HAURIANT ADDORSED.
IT IS WORTH SAYING THE SIGNATURE OF THE HANMER HERALDRY OF THE TWO LIONS PASSANT GUARDANT IS OF GREAT ANTIQUITY AND WELL KNOWN IN MEDIEVAL TIMES.
THE CREST OF THE SHIELD IS CENTRED BY THE HANMER CREST A LION SEJANT ARGENT ON A CHAPEAU WHICH APPEARS ON THE FUNERAL CERTIFICATE OF SIR THOMAS HANMER OF HANMER. TO THE RIGHT IS A COCKS HEAD ERASED BILLETTY TO THE LEFT IS A HANMER CREST AND IS CUSTOMARILY DESCRIBED AS " A HOUND MARYN " (MARINE HOUND) FINNED AND PYSTELLED HOLDING A FISH IN HIS MOUTH. THE CREST WAS GRANTED TO SIR THOMAS HANMER, KNIGHT OF HANMER C.O FLINT IN 1555. TO THE LEFT IN A GULLOCHE ARCH IS THE FIGURE OF JUSTICE WITH THE SWORD AND THE SCALES. TO THE RIGHT IS THE FIGURE OF WISDOM WITH THE COILED SERPENT AROUND ONE ARM AND THE LOOKING GLASS IN THE OTHER, EACH TOPPED BY TUDOR ROSES LEFT AND RIGHT.
78.5" WIDE X 50" HIGH X 10" DEEP.
STOCK NO 1004.


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A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.
A MAGNIFICENT AND LARGE LATE 16TH CENTURY CARVED OAK OVERMANTLE. BEARING THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF HANMER. NORTH WALES. CIRCA 1580.