A Good Pair of Late 16th Century Carved Oak Figures

Often referred to as Caryatid and Atlante, this pair of characters would have formed part of either a headboard from a tester bed, or over-mantel from a fireplace.

Having very detailed faces set above a deep ruff. The male, with crossed arms, whilst the female has a belt around her waist, above down-curving swags, with a tasseled centre.

English, probably Gloucestershire, circa 1600.

Height 14 inches, width 4 inches.

Ref 2319

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