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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1575-1625 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved oak door

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Originally painted or gilt, this door is carved in oak and is divided into two panels, each decorated with a shell device amid scrolled and voluted bands, enriched with lead ornament. The panels are surrounded by borders filled in with wreaths of leaves, the three horizontal borders being intersected with curved bands; in each corner is a leaf. There is a wrought-iron loop with seven-foil plate for a drop handle, and two hinge bands (incomplete).

Place of Origin

France (made)


1575-1625 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Carved oak door



Object history note

Bought for £19. 16s. 11 d. ‘Cracked, broken and repaired.’
From whom received: see p. 206 of the register

Descriptive line

Oak door with relief carvings, stripped. French, 1575-1625.


Oak; Wood




Woodwork; Architectural fittings


Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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