Nineteenth Century Coat of Arms carved in oak
Date: 2017-12-12 06:43:34
Period: Nineteenth Century
Height: 22.75" (58cm) / Width: 20.5" (52cm) /
Height: 22.75" (58cm)
Width: 20.5" (52cm)
A 19th Century continental coat of arms crisply carved from oak; a pair of coats of arms set within an acanthus wreath; the left shield emblazoned with an apple tree entwined with a snake with a winged helm and an apple tree and snake crest; the right shield emblazoned with an arrow with a winged helm and an archer crest.
Probably commissioned to celebrate a marriage.
Bearing on the reverse a label 'Machenschein, Metz, Rue des Trindaires No. 14'