France, century DRESSOIR walnut, with a central cupboard above two linenfold carved drawers, restorations, the lower section with some typical rebuilding branded in four places with a pantocrator Walnut . Made circa 150
This medieval oak chest might be described as an ‘armourer’s chest’, as it was made to store a suit of plate armour – probably parade amour. It dates to the mid fifteenth century, and measures 77 long x 31 high x 19 deep
“ Two pigeons, Mughal, North India, c. A pair of Imperial Pigeons is shown against a plain ground. The male bird has gold rings on its legs, suggesting that these are prized birds in imperial possession. The sport of pigeon-flying.