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Walsingham Mill
The Old Mill
Cokers Hill
Little Walsingham
Norfolk
NR22 6BN
England

Purveyors of quality original antique 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Century oak and country furniture, fine art and decorative period items

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19/05/18 - OPENING HOURS FOR THE MILL FOR WEEK COMMENCING 21/05/2018:

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MONDAY - CLOSED

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Cambridge University Interest - 18th Century Antique Gesso, Gilt & Polychromed Coat of Arms, The Arms for Cambridge University

  • Reference : 4283
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Height 20 1/2" x Width 16 1/2"
  • Price : £1895

Information

A stunning and very sensitively restored 18th Century armorial shield representing the Coat of Arms for Cambridge University, the Arms granted in 1573 by Robert Cooke, Clarenceux King of Arms and a graduate of St. John's College, for use by the Chancellor, Masters, Fellows and Scholars as a corporate body.

The arms are on a red background, a cross of ermine fur between four gold lions walking but with one fore-leg raised, and facing the observer. These lions must always face the left-hand edge of the page or item on which the arms are displayed. On the centre of the cross is a closed book with its spine horizontal and with clasps and decoration, the clasps pointing downward.

Condition - restored - please see the images above which show the condition when the Arms arrived and now that they have been returned to their former glory.  We are indebted to Jo Green, Gilder, for her assistance in restoring this panel with the use of traditional gesso, gold leaf and polychrome.

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