• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 373

    A LATE MEDIEVAL CARVED OAK FIGURE OF AN ANGEL CORBEL

    NORFOLK OR SUFFOLK, LATE 15TH CENTURY

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    A LATE MEDIEVAL CARVED OAK FIGURE OF AN ANGEL CORBEL
    NORFOLK OR SUFFOLK, LATE 15TH CENTURY
    Holding a shield
    18 in. (46 cm.) high


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    Similar studies of church corbels are discussed in English Medieval Furniture and Woodwork, V & A Museum, London, nos. 41-42, figs. 6-7 and in Birkin Haward, Suffolk Medieval Church Roof Carvings: a Photographic Survey of carvings on Hammerbeam Roofs, Suffolk Institute of Archeology and History, 1999, pg 116-119. A related corbel was sold in these rooms, The Roger Warner Collection, 20 January 2009, Lot 44

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