Decorative plaster overmantel; the centre being a depiction of 'The Annunciation'.
The Annunciation by Devon School of Plasterers, 16151625
© Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon
- Moulded plaster on oak and hazel lathes Dimensions: 188 x 150 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
- William H Stokes
Possibly the work of John Abbott the Elder of Frithelstock.
Originally in first floor of 69 High Street, Barnstaple, removed on demolition in early 1960's by a dealer, Mr. Cox. In storage for some years, passed into private hands and was installed in a house in Bristol before acquisition 10 years ago by vendors.
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