A run of carved limewood frieze, probably 18th century
Lot 46
A run of carved limewood frieze, probably 18th century
Sold for £500 (US$ 839) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
17 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21094
Lot Details
A run of carved limewood frieze, probably 18th century
Centred by the face of a Green Man, his beard and hair of oak leaves, crowned with a garland of fruit, between a pair of foliate scrolls centred by a five-petalled flower, in a later mahogany case with glazed front, 31cm wide, 14cm deep, 6cm high (12" wide, 5.5" deep, 2" high)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Purchased Sotheby's, Chatsworth: The Attic Sale, 5th - 7th October, 2010.

    This piece was purchased as part of a group lot of fragments, and was possibly once part of the contents of Devonshire House, which were re-located to Chatsworth when the former was demolished in 1924.
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