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Panel

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1500-1520 (made)

  • Museum number:

    806-1895

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oak panel. Carved in relief with an oak bearing acorns; in the middle is a human-headed monster and at the bottom is a wickerwork fence.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1500-1520 (made)

Object history note

Purchased for £20: 'wormeaten, portions missing'.

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

French, 1500-20. Ex Peyre Collection.

Categories

Woodwork; Renaissance (French)

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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