A wonderful pair of late 15th Century carved oak corbels depicting the Devil and the Sinner, circa 1480. These were originally decorative corbels. Most probably architectural in origin.
The mortice and tenons remain in situ as per the images. The devil (left) depicted with horns, his mouth open to reveal jagged teeth and an out-stretched tongue; the sinner (right), his face in what appears to be a grimace, his mouth open and tongue revealed.These rare corbels display very well. Condition - dry surface which has been nicely patinised by the hands that have touched them over the centuries! Dimensions : Each approx 11" in length x 5" wide x 4 1/4 deep. We are a member of the following 3 Professional Institutions. LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association) - LAPADA is the UKs largest trade association for professional art & antique dealers (representing approximately 500 UK dealer members). All items are backed by our LAPADA guarantee. CINOA - CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations (representing 5000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries). The Norfolk & Suffolk Antique Dealers Association. This item is currently held at our shop based in Little Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6BN.
The item "Rare Pair 15th Century Antique Carved Oak Corbels Depicting the Devil & Sinner" is in sale since Monday, January 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Carved Figures/Models". The seller is "holtantiquesltd" and is located in Walsingham. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.