Dacre Heraldic Beasts by English

Four sculptures in the shape of a bull, gryphon, ram and salmon.


Details

Medium:
Oak with polychrome decoration Dimensions: Each 205 cm high
Art Fund grant:
£35,000 ( Total: £457,800; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Hon Philip Howard

Provenance

For 400 years they stood in the great hall at Naworth Catle, seat of the Dacre family; by descent from Thomas, Lord Dacre at Naworth Castle, Cumbria; Sotheby's 1999.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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