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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 150

    A HENRY VIII CARVED OAK RELIEF OF THE TUDOR COAT-OF-ARMS

    CIRCA 1540

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HENRY VIII CARVED OAK RELIEF OF THE TUDOR COAT-OF-ARMS
    CIRCA 1540
    With lion and dragon supporters
    22 x 21 in. (56 x 53 cm.)


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    The Coat-of-Arms represents a depiction of the arms used by Tudor monarchs from Henry VII to Elizabeth I. The lion and dragon supporters were used by all the sovereigns.
    A similar heraldic panel carved with the arms of Henry VIII, formerly in the collection of Sir Guy Francis Laking, was sold in the Peter Gwynn Collection, Sotheby's London, 27 November 2001, lot 28. A related example is discussed and illustrated in Victor Chinnery, Oak Furniture, The British Tradition, Woodbridge, 1979, p.174, fig.2.176.

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    Provenance

    By repute, Gillingham Castle, Yorkshire.
    Purchased by Roger Warner on 27 September 1949.