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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1500-1525 (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oak panel, carved with Gothic tracery, amid which is a shield bearing a merchant's mark.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1500-1525 (made)

Object history note

Purchased for £40: 'wormeaten and split'.

This panel was formerly in the collection of Emile Peyre (1824-1904), a notable Parisian collector of French medieval and renaissance artefacts. In 1895 the South Kensington Museum (renamed the V&A in 1900), bought over 300 pieces of furniture and woodwork from him, (as well as sculpture and metalwork), at a cost of £11,878. 16s. 9d.

Descriptive line

Oak panel from the Cluny Abbey (or Cluni, or Clugny), France. Early 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

ROWE, Eleanor (ed.), French Wood Carvings from the National Museums
First Series - Late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries (London, 1896), pl.IV


Woodwork; Renaissance (French)


Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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