London, South Kensington
6 November 2007
AN ENGLISH OAK CRADLE
LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Bearing the date 1617, and Latin inscription 'TRIUMPHO MORTE TAM VITA ONESTA QUAM SPLENDIDA' AND 'PRO CHRISTO ET PARTRIA NEC TIMEO NEC SPERNO'
31½in. (80cm.) high; 38in. (96cm.) long; 17in. (43cm.) wide
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