York Minster: An important Edward III monumental, carved oak roof boss from the South Transept vault, circa 1360

York Minster: An important Edward III monumental, carved oak roof boss from the South Transept vault, circa 1360

£ POA
Reference

4345

From the intersection of the rib with the wall plate, boldly carved with hawthorn, including leaves, flower and branches, with vermillion and gilt decoration, mounted on a custom-made metal stand, height without the stand 46.4cm.

Provenance: York Minster, South Transept, recovered after the disastrous fire of 1984. See 'The Fires of York Minster: From AD 741 to 9 July 1984', p.19 for a photograph showing the collapsed vault, with two similar roof bosses visible amongst the timbers. See also the York Minster website which this year commemorates the 40th anniversary of the fire with an exhibition 'Out of the Ashes' running from Saturday 29 June 2024 until June 2025: https://yorkminster.org/latest/new-exhibition-reveals-the-fire-that-threatened-to-destroy-york-minster/

Sold with certificate of authenticity from the Chapter.

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Dimensions:

Height 78 cm / 30 "
Width 81 cm / 32"
Depth 42.5 cm / 16 "