Ironwork grille of the tomb of Lady Margaret Beaufort by Unknown Artist

Ironwork grille of the tomb of Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, in the east end of the south aisle of his chapel in Westminster Abbey.

Details

Medium:
Iron
Art Fund grant:
£400 ( Total: £400)
Acquired in:
1914
Vendor:
G Harding

At each angle is a pillar (ie 6), with applied Gothic moulding, to support a flag. Fleur de lys alternate with pike heads along the upper horizontal band. Originally protected the tomb made by Pietro Torrigiano.

Provenance

Westminster Abbey; removed in the early 19th century for restoration by Wyatt and Gayfere and subsequently lost.

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