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Panel

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1440-1480 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved oak

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Reverend W.K.R. Bedford

  • Museum number:

    146-1878

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oak, carved in relief with a profile bust portrait of a king, probably intended to be Henry VI, within an ornamented arch. A significant portion is missing along the top. There is some residue of pigment remnants on its surface.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1440-1480 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved oak

Dimensions

Height: 42 cm, Width: 31 cm

Object history note

Given to the V&A in 1878 by Rev. W.K.R. Bedford. The panel is said to have come from a house near Maidstone, Kent.

Descriptive line

Carved oak, depicting a king (probably Henry VI), England, 1440-80

Production Note

From a house near Maidstone, Kent.

Materials

Oak

Techniques

Carving

Subjects depicted

Arches

Categories

Woodwork; Interiors; Royalty

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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