WILLIAM & MARY PERIOD DUMMY BOARDS. A rare pair of English polychrome pine dummy boards (English, )

WILLIAM & MARY PERIOD DUMMY BOARDS. A rare pair of English polychrome pine dummy boards
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WILLIAM & MARY PERIOD DUMMY BOARDS. A rare pair of English polychrome pine dummy boards

OriginEnglish
DateCirca 1690
A rare pair of English polychrome pine dummy boards retaining their original painted decoration. The girl who is depicted in period dress with white lace ruffs is holding a puppy on a string on her left arm. The young boy, possibly her brother, who is also dressed in clothes of the period with similar white ruffs is holding a fur gown over his left arm.

Girl

Height: 40 in 9101.5 cm)
Width: 17 ½ in (44.5 cm)
Depth: 6 ¾ in (17 cm)


Boy

Height: 37 in (94 cm)
Width: 22 ⅝ in (56.5 cm)
Depth: 6 in (15 cm)

Provenance: A Devonshire Family Collection
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