Relief, emblem for the "Ordre de Porc-Épic" - Walnut - 19th century

Description
Relief, emblem for the "Ordre de Porc-Épic" - Walnut - 19th century
France

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 -

Lot details
Object
emblem for the "Ordre de Porc-Épic", Relief
Material
Walnut
Model/ Name
Ordre de Porc-Epic
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
27×35×0 cm
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