Overmantel

Description
This overmantel was designed for a mechant’s house in High Street, Exeter. The arcades and panel date from the 1580s. The inlaid fruitwood panels within each arch were added in the 1930s.
Accession Loan No.
5/2002/1
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
overmantel
Simple Name
overmantel
Full Name
overmantel
Dimensions
whole W 1900 mm; whole height 1050 mm; whole depth 100 mm
Period Classification
Elizabethan (1558-1603)
Production Year Low
1584
Production Year High
1586
Family Group

Material
wood; oak; fruitwood
Collection Site Name
229 High Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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