A truly wonderful carved oak royal arms, previously mounted on the back of a royal punt.
Carved in relief and with exceptional detail.
The central panel with the Royal Arms for King Edward VII.
Quarterly, first and fourth Gules three Lions passant (for England), second quarter a Lion rampant within a double tressure flory-counter-flory Gules (for Scotland), third quarter a Harp Argent (for Ireland), the whole surrounded by the Garter; for a Crest, upon the Royal helm the Imperial Crown; for Supporters, dexter a Lion rampant, sinister a Unicorn Argent armed, Proper a Chain affixed. With the Motto "Dieu et mon Droit" in the ribboning below the shield, with the Union Rose, Shamrock and Thistle. To the left, Acanthus leaves and Acorns and leaves to the right.
A truly wonderful, extremely rare and highly decorative example.
Approximate 36 inches wide, 13 inches high and 1 inch deep.