Large part 17th century oak overmantel
Lot 139
An oak overmantel and fire surround, with late 16th century elements The overmantel almost certainly constructed in part from an Elizabethan headboard
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 6,833) inc. premium

Lot Details
Large part 17th century oak overmantel
An oak overmantel and fire surround, with late 16th century elements
The overmantel almost certainly constructed in part from an Elizabethan headboard
The over-mantel with a pair of deep recessed panels each carved with a flower-filled vase and a pair of resting birds within a carved arch and gauge-carved frame, over a pair of conforming panels carved with a portcullis guarded facade, each panel centred and flanked by carved figural terms, with griffin carved side mounts, the later fire surround with panelled frieze centred by a lion carved shield, the jambs linenfold carved and headed by green-man masks, with part Elizabethan cut bed-posts to the foreground, each post bulbous and baluster-turned and profusely leaf-carved, panel dimensions: 161cm wide x 25cm deep x 146 cm high; fire surround 181cm wide x 72.5cm deep x 125cm high
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