A Carved Tudor Oak Figure
Having a flamboyant wide-brimmed hat, simple ruffed collar, tunic and exaggerated pantaloon trousers. The male figure, with his left hand to the front of the pantaloons, and his right hand upright holding a stylised flower head.
The panel is rebated along the inner edges, which would suggest it was the muntin for a piece of furniture – possibly a bed.
English, circa 1540.
Width 6 inches, height 22 inches, depth 2.5 inches.