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Tracery panel

Tracery panel

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1450 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved oak

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.136-1933

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This panel would once have been part of a series that covered a chamber or hall in a domestic setting, as well as helping insulate it from the cold and damp. The fine and intricate tracery indicates that this panel was carved in about 1450 in France, the centre of the flamboyant International Gothic style that dominated much of Western Europe at this time. After being removed from its original setting, this panel was eventually acquired by the Central School of Art and Design, which was run by the London County Council, and would have served as a pattern to be copied by its students.

Physical description

"Panel, carved oak. French, late 15th century." Circulation Department Registered description of 1933.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1450 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved oak

Dimensions

Height: 49.5 cm, Width: 21.6 cm

Object history note

Given in 1933 by London County Council R/F 33/1316 "Wormed and carving chipped"
Transferred to Woodwork section R/F 53/1941
This is one of a number of items formerly belonging to the Central School of Art and Design, given to this museum by the London County Council in 1933. Gifted.

Transferred to Osterly Park R/F 56/1502

Descriptive line

French, 1475-1499

Materials

Oak

Techniques

Carving

Subjects depicted

Tracery

Categories

Woodwork; Renaissance (French)

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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