This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

The hat with aiglets and seamed brim, the doublet with puffed and slashed sleeves, and a wide chain around the plain collar. The imperious face, with a full curly beard, and shoulder-length hair, all conform to the male aristocratic fashions of the early 16thcentury. 

The oak has a lovely rich burnished colour.

English, first half of the 16th century.


Maximum height 30, maximum width 18

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