A rare set of five Elizabethan painted sycamore roundels
Each inscribed to the centre with a verse within a border of scrolling flowers in green and pink highlighted in gilt, with gilt outer border, each with a paper label 'Bt at Christies, lot 78 May 28.89. One of a set of 5 old English ROUNDEL TRENCHERS. In original box'; now contained in a 17th century turned beech roundel box naively scratch carved with a design of fish and fowl, the roundels 13cm in diameter (5" in diamater), the box 15.5cm (6" in diamater).
English Furniture and Works of Art
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