Shield by Unknown Artist

Piece of architectural sculpture from Morton's house, Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Details

Medium:
Istrian stone
Acquired in:
1931
Vendor:
F Cavendish Bentick

Morton's House is a 16th century Elizabethan manor house. Built in 1590 in the shape of an 'E' to honour Queen Elizabeth I, it has in more recent times been sympathetically converted into a nineteen bedroom hotel

Provenance

Morton's House, Corfe Castle collected by the father of the vendor.

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