Elizabeth I inlaid overmantel

Circa 1580
London, Southwark

W 62 1/2" × H 27 1/2" × D 8"

Stock # Marh2512


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Elizabeth I oak carved and inlaid overmantel (formally a bed headboard) the three inlaid panels with classical buildings typically found on Nonsuch chests, set into deep recessed panels applied mouldings and arcades with S-scrolls, cartouche and leafy decoration, with the upper section of arcades carved with lions masks and winged angel upper spandrels, flanked with 'atlantes and caryatids'

Provenance: Private collection of the late Peter Russell, Somerset.