Chair Back
Chair Back

Chair Back

c. 1550 to c. 1580 France

Offered by Shaw Edwards Antiques

£2,750 gbp
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Spectacular French 16th Century Oak Throne Chair back of great presence. It is monumental in size, and carved with immense quality, depicting an Eagle holding a scroll, the “Word”, in its beak, and with a Peacock tail plume above it. This is clearly an allegory for the resurrection signified by the connotations of the St Augustine story relating to the Peacock and the belief in being saved on the “day of judgement” being achievable by devotion to the bible, that is to say, the word of God
Height 115.00 cm (45.28 inches)
Width 65.00 cm (25.59 inches)
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Wood, Oak
Shaw Edwards Antiques

Shaw Edwards Antiques
Reading, Berkshire.
Also Edenbridge Galleries
1 The Square
Edenbridge, Kent

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