Henry VIII pierced oak frieze

Circa 1540 - 1550

W 62" (31" each) × H 11"

Stock # Marh1955


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Henry VIII oak carved pierced frieze pieces depicting serpents with men's heads wearing typical Tudor hats and bodies of a female with scaled fish-like tails terminating with arrowheads. These were probably part of a room scheme and part of the frieze. Provenance: Clive Sherwood collection