London, South Kensington
20 - 21 January 2009
A PAIR OF HENRY VIII CARVED OAK BED POSTS
Carved with flowerheads in diamonds above fluted sections
75 in. (191 cm.) (2)
By repute, the choirstalls, Furness Abbey, Lancashire.
Purchased by Roger Warner in 1948.
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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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