A rare late medieval oak misericord chair
late 15th/early 16th century, Argyll, West Highlands
The arched back within downswept arms carved with a seated 'elephant' figure with pointed ears and a seated figure with a protruding elongated tongue, enclosing a folding seat with misericord carved as an apparition emerging from clouds, on square channel moulded legs united by stretchers 85cm wide x 46cm deep x 93cm high, (33" wide x 18" deep x 36.5" high)
- Please note the description should read 'A rare late Medieval and later oak misericord chair'. The principal elements are late 15th/early 16th century, however the chairs have been re-constructed from their original pew or choir stall form. Please contact the department for further information.