Pair of Early 18th Century Carved Oak Newel Post Figures

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​Rare pair of carved oak newel post figures probably depicting Sir Robert and Lady Brown, circa 1735, removed from the ballroom staircase of Wiggenhall St. Mary, Norfolk. Sir Robert was granted a baronetcy by George II, for whom he served as paymaster and as an agent in Venice. He depicted with a page boy haircut and wearing a lace collar Rare pair of carved oak newel post figures probably depicting Sir Robert and Lady Brown, circa 1735, depicted with a page boy haircut and wearing a lace collar and holding a staff, she wearing a waisted vest over a laced collared dress and with arms lacking, both having flattened heads where handrail stood, both with great color and surface. Provenance: removed from the ballroom staircase of Wiggenhall St. Mary, Norfolk. Sir Robert was granted a baronetcy by George II, for whom he served as paymaster and as an agent in Venice

Period
Circa 1735
Material
Oak
Country
England
Condition

GOOD

Dimensions
Height 34 inches
Width 13 inches
Depth 6 inches