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About the object

An unusual and well carved pair of 17th century oak caryatids, depicting cherubs with mermaid's tails. It would have been interesting to know from which piece of furniture they were from, and did it have maritime inferences? The pair have a good mid brown colour and patination.

 

Flemish Circa 1640-1660

Dimensions

3 in. (7.5 cm.) Wide 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) Deep 14 in. (35.5 cm.) High

Stock number

S/3530