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Christie No.: 275
Name of Work: Vintners' Pall
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Collection, Worshipful Company of Vintners
Object Type: Pall
Date: c.1539
Dimensions: h. 55.9cm, w. 198cm (h. 22 in., w. 78 in.)
Subject Terms:
Plant: Grapevine
Christ: Pietà



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Bibliography: Milbourn, T., Vintners’ Company, their Muniments, Plate, and Eminent Members (1888), pp. 68-68; fig. facing p. 68

Notes: John Husee, Chamberlain of London (1525-1532) and Master (1528-1531) gave the pall to the Vintners' Company on 14 February 1539.

Dimensions are for center panel; side and end panels are 26.7cm high (10.5 in.).

Image courtesy of: The Vintners’ Company and photographer, Darren Woolway