16th century set of embroidered armchairs

Circa 1560 - 1580

W 26 × H 47 × D 24

Stock # Marh730


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A rare set of four 16th century Spanish walnut embroidered armchairs, the original coverings, the seats with worn velvets, the back panels beautifully embroidered with the Lamb of God symbol, a visual motif the lamb has been most often represented since the middle ages as a standing haloed lamb with a foreleg cocked "holding" a pennant with a red cross on a white ground. Rare collector's items.