Indo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church AltarpieceIndo-Portuguese Gilt Teak and Painted Crowned Church Altarpiece

DETAILS
Found in Kerala, India, this elaborate, antique centerpiece was hand carved in teak and gilded, with red painted details. It features a large, intricately executed crown over a sunburst backdrop that displays a pelican exposing its sacrificial blood. It sits atop a rectangular platform with a gadrooned edge, having scrolled arms, affording a place for the Eucharist. It would be a stunning feature in a chapel or on an altar table.

PERIOD
Early 19th century

DATE
Circa 1800

DIMENSIONS
Width 37 Depth 13 Height 47 inches

ITEM ID
M2047
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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