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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    A PAIR OF HENRY VIII OAK 'ROMAYNE' HEAD PANELS

    CIRCA 1540

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF HENRY VIII OAK 'ROMAYNE' HEAD PANELS
    CIRCA 1540
    Carved with portraits above a heraldic stag and lamb
    20½ in. (52 cm.) high (2)


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    The 'Romayne style' was the name given to the new classical style of English sculpture at the time of Henry VIII influenced by the Italian Renaissance. For a discussion on similar panels see Victor Chinnery Oak Furniture, the British Tradition, Woodbridge, 1979, pp. 425-427.

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