A rare late 15th century carved oak newel post, French, circa 1480 - 1500 With later top and cruciform base to form a torchère
Lot 213
A rare late 15th century carved oak newel post, French, circa 1480 - 1500 With later top and cruciform base to form a torchère
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare late 15th century carved oak newel post, French, circa 1480 - 1500
With later top and cruciform base to form a torchère
Having a central column carved with a moulded capital, surrounded by four free-standing turned columns, one opposing pair spiral-turned and carved with small rosettes, another with a double spiral-carving, the fourth decorated with spiral beading, each with cusped and moulded octagonal pedestals, all raised on a waisted square-section plinth, carved to the centre with a spiral-carved and riband-wrapped collar, and with ribbed acanthus leaves above and below, on a later moulded cruciform base, 112cm high
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  1. David Houlston
    Specialist - Oak Furniture
    Bonhams
    Work
    Banbury Road
    Oxford, OX5 1JH
    United Kingdom
    Work 01865 853667
    FaxFax: +44 1865 372 722
  2. Megan Wheeler
    Specialist - Oak Furniture
    Bonhams
    Work
    Banbury Road
    Oxford, OX5 1JH
    United Kingdom
    Work 01865 853668
    FaxFax: +44 1865 372 722