High-relief oak panel depicting King Stephen: 16th century
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Carved and painted wooden panel with the fiigure of a King wearing red and blue robes in a circle in the centre of the panel. On the other side are crowned shields depicting centaurus with bows and arrows. According to tradition, this panel with a high-relief representation of King Stephen, originally formed part of a decorative frieze in Winchester House, the 16th - century London residence built by William Paulet, Marquis of Winchester within the precincts of the dissolved Augustinian friary. The panel has been re-painted in the 20th century.
1536 AD - 1565 AD