SALES ARCHIVE

A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.

THESE FINE AND RARE EXAMPLES COULD BE FOUND IN THE GREAT HOUSES AND INNS OF DEVONSHIRE AND SOMERSET DURING THE EARLY 16TH CENTURY. THIS RARE EXAMPLE IS COMPLETE WITH ITS THICK SLAB ENDED BENCH. THE ELABORATLY CARVED BACK CONSISTS OF FIVE HORIZONTAL PANELS CARVED WITH GROTESQUE DRAGONS AND DIVIDED BY CASTELLATED FINIALS ABOVE SEVEN DEEPLY CARVED LINENFOLD PANELS TERMINATING IN A LACE LIKE DECORATED TOP EDGE AND SPIRAL CENTRE DECORATION. IT IS EXTREMELY RARE TO FIND ALL THE BACK PANELS COMPLETE AS THIS EXAMPLE IS. THIS IS A VERY RARE SURVIVING EXAMPLE WITH WONDERFUL COLOUR, WEAR AND PATINATION.

FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.

FOR SIMILAR EXAMPLES SEE VICTOR CHINNERY PAGES 236 AND 237. ALSO SEE THE V AND A MUSEUM COLLECTION FOR AN INCOMPLETE SETTLE.

9FT 2" LONG X 62.5" HIGH X 13" DEEP.

STOCK NO 1399.


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A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.
A RARE WEST COUNTRY JOINED OAK WALL SETTLE OF THE EARLY TUDOR PERIOD. CIRCA 1500-1520.