An unusual carved walnut panel depicting a porcupine, emblem for the "Ordre de Porc-Épic" ("Porcupine Order), which is an order of chivalry instituted by Louis of France, Duke of Orleans in 1394 on the occasion of the baptism of his eldest son, Charles of Orleans. Possibly once part of a wall-panelling.
France. 19th century.
Dimensions: H 27cm ; W 35cm ; D 3cm
- perspex stand is not included -
- emblem for the "Ordre de Porc-Épic", Relief
- Model/ Name
- Ordre de Porc-Epic
- Estimated Period
- 19th century
- Country of Origin
- Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
- 27×35×0 cm