A rare pair of 15thC antique carved oak architectural rood screen stanchion fragments retaining elements of their original polychromy (paint).
Possibly removed from an ecclesiastical site during The Reformation.
The larger retains its original gothic canopy above a shaped, elongated stem and shaped plinth base. The smaller has lost its carved canopy. It does however retain its original carpenter’s mark of “IIII” within the rebate which once housed the transom. |Both retain elements of their original medieval polychrome which includes red, white, black, and gilding.
Condition – surface wear commensurate with age. Please refer to the images. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.
Size: Height 135 cm (53″) and 114 cm (45″) respectively.
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