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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 415

    A PAIR OF HENRY VIII CARVED OAK BED POSTS

    CIRCA 1520

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF HENRY VIII CARVED OAK BED POSTS
    CIRCA 1520
    Carved with flowerheads in diamonds above fluted sections
    75 in. (191 cm.) (2)


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    Similar examples of the carving on the upper sections of these posts is illustrated in Charles Tracy, English Medieval Furniture and Woodwork, London, 1989, pl. 130 and 131.

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    Provenance

    By repute, the choirstalls, Furness Abbey, Lancashire.
    Purchased by Roger Warner in 1948.