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A WONDERFUL LATE 15TH CENTURY WALNUT AND OAK DOUBLE CHOIR STALL. CIRCA 1500.

THIS FINE CHOIR STALL HAS A WONDERFUL COLOUR AND PATINATION. THE SEATS RETAIN THEIR ORIGINAL FISH-TALE HINGES AND UNDERNEATH THEIR ORIGINAL MISERICORDS.

EACH ARM REST IS CARVED AS FOLLOWS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT-

A STORK KILLING A SNAKE, THE STORK SIGNIFIES A SERVANT OF GOD WHO PURSUES SNAKES AS EVIL SPIRITS, OPPOSING SIDE IS CARVED WITH A RAVEN SIGNIFYING THE BLACKNESS OF SINNERS.

THE CENTRAL ARMREST IS CARVED WITH A STYLISED TUDOR ROSE OPPOSED BY A POMEGRANATE THESE REPRESENTING HENRY VIII AND THE POMEGRANATE REPRESENTING CATHERINE OF ARAGON.

THE FINAL ARMREST HAS A PORTRAIT CARVING, OPPOSED BY A BAT LIKE CREATURE.

WONDERFUL COLOUR AND PATINATION.

PROVENANCE- THIS WONDERFUL CHOIR STALL CAME FROM THE CASTLE OF PARK, CORNHILL, ABERDEENSHIRE. SCOTLAND.

STOCK NO 1922.


Dimensions:
Height: 44 inches (111.8 cms)
Width: 58 inches (147.3 cms)
Depth: 26 inches (66.0 cms)

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