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Divided into four panels carved with symmetrical arabesque designs; each of the two central panels is further decorated with a shield supported from a lioness mask (left) and bull's head (right); the left shield bears three bulls’ heads. The panels are separated by narrow pilasters, carved with foliated stems, dolphins and other ornament.
a large board carved with false muntins, glued between two plain rails (wormed) with stopped chamfers. Wtih a lock mortise. The ends (which lack dovetails) appear to have been trimmed square. The reverse with glued canvas strips and two modern metal brackets. Clear saw marks on the reverse.
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Height: 64.5 cm, Width: 149.5 cm, Thickness: 1.8 cm
Object history note
Purchased for £40 from Monsieur Emile Peyre, Avenue Malakoff, Paris.
Carved walnut; France; 1500-1550; Ex Peyre Collection; 56/1902
Renaissance (French); Furniture
Furniture and Woodwork Collection