• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 108

    THREE FRENCH OR FLEMISH OAK PANELS

    LATE 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THREE FRENCH OR FLEMISH OAK PANELS
    LATE 16TH CENTURY
    Comprising: the figure of a Harpy representing Avarice in an oval foliate surround, a panel of two Centaurs supporting a green-man face, flanked by dolphins - 17¾ in. (45 cm.) high; and a panel with a dragon eating grape-vines symbolising good and evil - 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high
    15 x 8½ in. (38 x 21.7 cm.) (3)


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